December 5, 2012

Windows 8: A Scene from Groundhog's Day

Ed Bott, ZDNet


I swear I can write this post over and over and over again and never run out of new material.

Every bit of reporting I've read lately on Windows 8 could just as easily have been written in 2001, at the dawn of the XP era.

Like a scene out of Groundhog Day, we now get to read, again, that Microsoft's death spiral has begun because PC sales have slowed down. Here's our very own Adrian Kingsley-Hughes with a representative prediction of doom just this week:

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TAGGED: Microsoft, Windows 8


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