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BLOG: From Microsoft, more Windows fail

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | Nov. 5, 2013
Is Windows 8.1 better than Windows 8? Yes. Is it any good? No.

Let's sum up: If you hated Windows 8, you're going to hate Windows 8.1. If you're at a small business, you're going to hate Windows 8.1. If you're at a large enterprise, you still have no reason to make the move from XP or Windows 7 to 8.1.

Are any of you ready to say, "Enough already"? There are alternatives, including Google's Chrome OS, tablets using Android and iOS, and Mac and Linux desktops. I don't know where Microsoft thinks it's going — neither does it, until it picks a new CEO — but it's nowhere anyone who wants a good business desktop wants to go.

 

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