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    Bill Gates Explains Why Microsoft Had To Punch Its PC Partners...


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    A kind of business man that always close and direct to his mind set.

    Even there's a lot of competition around he still manage to over come the situation and take chances for the future ahead.

    Yes it is true that for over 20 years of MS in the business they have achieved as OS but in the other hand today is different from the past few decades.

    MS and W8 OS, if you have achieve the 2 leading products (OS & tablet) that are to be release in the coming months you have conquer the economy and the market.
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    Quote Originally Posted by adamus View Post
    Yes it is true that for over 20 years of MS in the business they have achieved as OS but in the other hand today is different from the past few decades.
    20 years ?, I will say more than 30 years All true MS was establish in 1975 they release the MS-DOS in 1981, that was not their first OS, in 1980 they release the Xenix.
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    Quote Originally Posted by area 66 View Post
    20 years ?, I will say more than 30 years All true MS was establish in 1975 they release the MS-DOS in 1981, that was not their first OS, in 1980 they release the Xenix.
    Sorry for lack of information that is the only thing I know.
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    I watched the Charlie Rose bit a few nights ago and the interview was rather interesting but the part about the Surface and Windows and Microsoft, definitely interesting! That's when it dawned on me that they're furthering their business model to where it kind sounds more like Windows 8, no compromise, best of both worlds. A company can have some verticality to it while being horizontal, a true paradox.
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    There you have it.

    They are happy to kill the pc.

    Pretty obvious why.

    Skydrive storage alone will be a nice earner for them.

    Not so nice for the users.


    I suppose there will be a desktop market for enthusiasts for a while - lappies/netbooks will be the first victims.

    How long will it be before it is uneconomic to manufacture even desktops - and software for them.
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    Looks like the Mini ipad is a reality - $200 for a 7inch ipad.

    They avoided the lower end till now.

    Is that a turning point - will they do a mini macbook ?
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    Good luck with that, Billy boy.
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    How the freaking hell is one supposed to do real work on a computer any more?!?!?

    Photoshop? Illustrator? Computer artwork? CAD? Music production? Animation? And pretty much anything more technical than dragging pictures around with a touchscreen?

    Do we ALL have to move to OSX? (Even though they are also playskooling that OS as well).

    It is absolutely delusional to think that you can just abandon that entire sector without consequences. When people don't need windows PCs any more (or can't get them and all switch to Apple or Linux (if that ever gets off the ground)). THEN why would anyone want to use a Windows tablet or phone over an Apple or Linux offering?!?
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    Well stated, People. I believe M$ will come to their senses, unless they already have, to offer an Ultimate and/or Enterprise version with choice of UI with desktop start menu if one chooses to go that route. They would have to be absolutely insane not to!! After all, it is named Windows 8 and not Metro 8 just like following OSs like XP or Vista were named. That's what I be thinkin'.
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