Towards the Future: The Windows 8 We Should Expect

Although Microsoft would like you to believe that Windows 8 will be the next big thing, they may not be aware of the changes going on around them. Apple has taken over the spotlight that Microsoft used to be in. Apple's logo is proudly displayed by iPhone, iPad and MacBook users, but when is the last time you saw someone proud enough of Microsoft to put a Windows logo on their car?

Microsoft has always had a mantra that was founded upon the principle that "It's about the experience". In reality, it's not the experience--it's about the ideal that the Apple platform has brought forth. It's no longer about the operating system, as much as what people do while they are using a device. Largely, an end user is driven by their needs, and that's what Microsoft needs to focus on. That's what we should be seeing when Windows 8 comes out, but many analysts have their doubts.

Although Microsoft would like you to believe that Windows 8 will be the next big thing, they may not be aware of the changes going on around them. Apple has taken over the spotlight that Microsoft used to be in. Apple's logo is proudly displayed by iPhone, iPad and MacBook users, but when is the last time you saw someone proud enough of Microsoft to put a Windows logo on their car?

View Article



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Microsoft® Office 365 is a top choice for enterprises that want a cloud-based suite of productivity/ collaboration applications. With Office 365, you get access to Microsoft™ Office solutions practically anytime, anywhere, on virtually any device. It's a great option for current Microsoft users who can now build on their experience with Microsoft™ solutions while enjoying the flexibility of a cloud-based delivery. But even organizations with no previous investment in Microsoft will find that …

  • If you're like most businesses, you probably assume that for faxing must involve the ineffective and costly environment of clunky hardware and costly phone lines. But you'd be wrong. Cloud-based, paperless hosted faxing service require no onsite hardware, are as easy to use as email, reduces costs, and enhances the security and regulatory compliance of your business faxes. Read this white paper for learn ten benefits a business like yours will enjoy when you switch from your existing analog fax infrastructure …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date