The headlines are troubling. The words after the headlines are worse, mind you.
On the face of it, it appears we have an up-down-up-down approach with Microsoft. From Windows XP — good, to Windows Vista — bad, to Windows 7 — good, to Windows 8 — not so good.
We can reasonably assume from the successes of its predecessor, the next-generation operating system tries to improve too much, too quickly, and far too radically. It’s fails to do so.
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