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Windows 7: Microsoft slashes orders for Surface

05 Dec 2012   #1

Microsoft slashes orders for Surface

Facing slower than anticipated sales of its new Surface tablet, Microsoft is reportedly slashing orders from its Asian manufacturers of the device.
Read more here : Microsoft Drastically Cuts Surface Orders: Report /

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05 Dec 2012   #2

Windows Seven, Ubuntu

I hate to see any business fail. They employ people and that's good but lets be honest. The majority of people go to buy a new computer and they look at price. Something not too cheap and something not too expensive. Microsoft creates a very good middle of the road pc simply because of the infrastructure they have in place. I know people that don't even know what version of the OS they are using much less that they are using Windows. They expect it to work when they get home. That is about it. If Microsoft wants to compete with the techies and in the high end market they need to throw out the usual pedestrian business concept on those new devices. They should actually not be Windows like. It seems they want all their products to be part of a larger Windows concept, but they have a business market that they dominate. The two should be separate. They need to bring in some real developers with the talent to develop software that techies are into. If they are shooting for that market. They can't treat all their markets as one single entity. Windows 8 is blah. If I am spending that kind of money I want something damn nice. Software to techies can be sexy. Microsoft does not know sexy when it comes to software.
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05 Dec 2012   #3

Windows Seven, Ubuntu

They also dominate the middle of the road and they should keep doing what they are doing in that market as well.
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05 Dec 2012   #4
King Arthur

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

I'd wager this is just a result of the Surface being excessively overpriced.
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05 Dec 2012   #5

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit

Only can download apps in store ( RTM)
Will be more overpriced when they start selling it with pro
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