December 14, 2012
Windows 8: Not Microsoft's Finest Hour
Kevin Kelleher, Pando Daily
The warning signs started to appear on Black Friday. A YouTube video comparing a Apple Store with an Microsoft Store on the most crazed shopping day of the year showed the former jam-packed, the latter sparsely populated with quiet shoppers. It dramatized Microsoft’s worst fear – that the company’s big bets on bold new products like Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and the Surface tablet weren’t resonating early on with consumers. Not like Apple’s products.
TAGGED: Microsoft, Windows 8