Thursday, February 27, 2014

10 amazingly stupid things the 'experts' will try to tell you about Microsoft

In Silicon Valley (and in media satellites that take the NoCal mindset to New York and beyond), everyone has an iPhone, a MacBook Pro, and a Gmail account. Microsoft products and services might as well be from Mars. So be skeptical when you read analyses or predictions of what's coming next from Redmond.

  • “The Nokia acquisition is a colossal mistake”
  • “Microsoft hates Open Source”
  • “Everyone hates Microsoft Office”
  • “Internet Explorer is a buggy, incompatible mess”
  • “Bing is a money-losing flop”
  • “Windows is fundamentally insecure and unreliable”
  • “Xbox should be spun off into a separate business”
  • “The ‘One Microsoft’ reorg is just rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic”
  • “Windows Phone is a failed experiment”
  • “Windows RT is dead”

Read the full article at The Ed Bott Report