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Microsoft is thankfully too smart to listen to diehard Windows 8 fans

24
Mar
2014

There is a certain breed of tech fanboy out there who views technology products much the way a snooty art student sees the works of famous avant-garde painters: That is, a tech product must be superior if it has been rejected by the masses of consumers who are too stupid to appreciate its true brilliance. Nowhere has this phenomenon been more apparent than with diehard fans of Windows 8, Microsoft’s attempt at fusing a desktop operating system with a touch-centric OS that has been so polarizing that Microsoft employees have reportedly started calling it “the new Vista.” Forbes contributor Tony Bradley does his best to encourage Microsoft to stay the course with its original Windows 8 vision in a new column

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