It's easy to explain this. Read my open letter to the xbox team, and you will see why Sony is winning (for now, it's a long race):
Less useful? What are you talking about?
Everybody calls it Azure, but it's actually Windows Azure :) They really need to remove the "windows" as soon as possible.
Boot to desktop? A title bar in metro apps? Disgusting desktop menus on the start screen? Are you effin' kidding me, Microsoft? And people were calling 8.0 a frankenstein monster. They should...
The UI looks dated. Like Metro gone horribly wrong. This is where Xbox One absolutely wins.