You do realize all those cities are Apple territory? Those places are absolutely head over heels for anything Apple and don't care about MS products.
I still don't understand to this day why the Kindle app on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 are so bad and crippled. Not only that, no Instant Video app on either platform.
Remember MS engineers are working 80 hours/week right now. The perception of them moving at a glacial pace is because they started 3 years later then Apple. But if you consider how much they've...
If MS consumer services are so "hot", why don't they give us the # of paid subscribers to things like:
XBox Music Pass
XBox Live Gold
Yeah I wonder why Apple has hung onto a screen size that has only sold 100s of millions.