“There was a time in the tech business when your company could be as slow as molasses in January yet still prevail based on shear market size,” John R. Quain writes for FOX News. “That day disappeared in the rear view mirror many years ago, as Microsoft is about to learn as it prepares to introduce a major Windows upgrade.”
Quain writes, “Windows 8 will feature more tablet and touch-like features, as well as erase the interminable boot up time that it currently takes a PC to start up. And Windows 8 will be available for desktops, laptops, and tablets. It will also look remarkably like the company’s mobile phone software, which uses customized tiles you flip through — and the Xbox 360 will follow suit with a changed interface to match… Windows 8 may be dead on arrival.”
3 reasons why Windows 8 may be dead on arrival:
• Compatibility Headaches
• A Whole New World
• Microsoft’s Lost Clout
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Pirate” and “Jayson Martell” for the heads up.]