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This reminds me of all the hooligans staying with XP.
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Functionally superior? No. A full operating system not functionally superior to iOS? Asinine.

Apple's products are not being bought because they are superior. They're being bought because it's a fad.

Fads don't tend to last 5 years.

They are being bought because they are easy to use. Just in case you didn't know, most of the world doesn't want to spend several weeks learning how to use the product they bought.
   
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From what I've seen, the tech savvy people have more issues with Windows 8 than non-tech savvy people. Non-tech savvy people who don't pay any attention to the Windows 8 hate for the most part don't care as long as they can still launch their programs easily (which they still can).

My 80 year old grandmother who never used PCs only recently started doing so, and learned how to use Windows 8 faster than Windows 7.

Wow, the arrogance. You think you're the only one that pays attention to the news? Non-tech people watch the news too and negative reviews of Windows 8 have been all over mainstream media, in case you didn't know. rolleyes.gif

Everyone seems to love using the "80 year old grandma" example. Guess your grandma coincidentally is 80 years old too? How original…
post #134 of 226
i am pretty sure microsoft stockholders dont think theres money to make of selling a product to 80yo grandmothers tongue.gif specially since 80yo grandmothers are not much into purchasing windows 8 mobile phones xD

and since the 15 dollar upgrade to win8 is history, only those who wanted upgrade purchased it. for a new customer ou wait, what do customers wanna do? yes, they want to work and not to learn something that doesnot help them at all. but corporations these days dont care what customers want. so let microsoft share the fate of sony, ea and nokia

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*Opens thread about updated Windows 8.1 leak*

*Source contains basically no new info regarding the update*

*Literally eight pages of the exact same people making the exact same arguments about the flipping start menu that they made in the 50 other Windows 8 threads that also were not specifically about the start menu.*

just start replying to every thread with startisback URL. biggrin.gif
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I lost all hope on Windows 8.Thanks very much Microsoft .
    
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I had windows 8 for a while but went back to 7 because one of my Favorite games did not work "Fieldrunners 2" mad.gif
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I had windows 8 for a while but went back to 7 because one of my Favorite games did not work "Fieldrunners 2" mad.gif

Works fine for me...
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Whether M$ realizes it or not they have done everything to screw the Desktop PC.

They encouraged gaming on the X-Box and away from the Desktop PC.

They left the weak hardware of the X-Box on the market for 10 years; killing game innovation and performance. The Desktop market suffered as less and less were required to buy new computers or beef up the ones they had.

It also had another devastating effect whereby we were getting poor PC ports which did not encourage any more Desktop sales.

Then, they come out with Windows 8 which is essentially a tablet OS and further eroded the Desktop PC market.

It seems now Intel is putting another nail in the coffin as the Haswell is not proving to be a worthy successor to the Ivy Bridge.
 
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Wow, the arrogance. You think you're the only one that pays attention to the news? Non-tech people watch the news too and negative reviews of Windows 8 have been all over mainstream media, in case you didn't know. rolleyes.gif

Everyone seems to love using the "80 year old grandma" example. Guess your grandma coincidentally is 80 years old too? How original…

What arrogance? I was talking about people that don't pay attention to tech news and are not power users, I wasn't claiming that non-tech savvy people don't pay attention to tech news.

And yes, my grandma is 80 years old. If you want more examples, my 14 year old sister and 55 year old mother (both of whom don't pay attention to tech news) had no problem picking up Windows 8.
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