"Microsofts two biggest competitors (Apple and Google) are following two completely opposite strategies. And both very succesfully. What to make of that?"
Not really. First, the thing that...
"The Mac failed then and it is still failing now."
You might want to check out Dell's, HP's and Apple's Macintosh division bottom lines and get back to us on that.
" Samsung has...
Mobile and Windows need not be the same thing, it is Microsoft's obsession to make a hybrid, not what the market wants.
And, BTW if you want a non-touch desktop OS, there is no need to go...
You couldn't be more wrong — iOS 7 betas are coming to the iPad in a couple of weeks. There is zero chance of OS X Mavericks running on an iPad.
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