Massive survey finds U.S. consumers don’t want Windows 8

Windows 8

Windows 8

In some ways, Windows 8 is do or die for Microsoft. The platform’s failure certainly wouldn’t sink the world’s largest software company, but it would be a huge setback for Microsoft as it transitions to a new world where touch input and real-time information take center stage. Opinions are mixed in these early days and the platform has received a lot of criticism for being confusing to long-time Windows users who are uneasy about ditching Windows’ famous Start menu for the new Windows 8 Start screen. How widespread is this concern? According to a recent survey, Microsoft’s new platform has a very steep hill to climb. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).