The floating store apps look hot. They must be the first desktop apps for the modern user in decades after we have had to live with clumsy web apps which were suited for the 90s.
Why? It's cheap. Perfect for kids or distractions. If you want to pay for specs, you missed the point.
Amazing, I agree, microsoft cares about its own platforms. I expect this from apple and google, who decided if they don't care about OSX and chromeOS, even when not holding a big market, they must...
so like the share charms, good idea in principle, in practice, nobody will use it.
this is not an instances of mobile first any more than the MSFT mice and keyboard working on linux makes Microsoft linux first. Android and iOS finally support keyboard and mice, that's the story...
I guess it would have been nice to see windows wear lol. late again.
"This event will be led by Terry Myerson and Joe Belfiore"
oh you mean the two guys directly responsible for the windows phone fiasco? well that inspires confidence.
ladies and gentlemen, we have Satya's first "aQuantive" like disaster.
sadly for OSX, it is in the same place as windows phone. good hardware good software but app ecosystem lacking and peripheral support even more troublesome. It's not the big name app that gets you...
reaction of the media
surface sells out: they didn't make enough.
google nexus sells out: this changes everything
msft loses money on hardware: quit now!