seekingalpha.com: I have made an important conceptual mistake in my recent coverage of Microsoft (MSFT) and its Windows 8 launch.
Also: Microsoft signs Linux patent-protection deal with Casio
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Well it was a difficult week for those of us here in the Linux blogosphere last week, what with all the din emanating from the Windows territories to the south.
pcmag.com: You're familiar with the Blue Screen of Death, yes? If you've used Windows, there's good chance you've encountered this worrisome image.
- Windows 8 hands-on slideshow
- Hands-on with Windows 8: it's good stuff on the PC, too
- The Two Worlds of Windows 8
- Hands on: Windows 8 review
- 5 Reasons Why Windows Users Should Definitely Avoid Linux
- Lets face it, windows programmers are smart
makeuseof.com: “Windows is better, you Mac people are morons” or ”Mac OS X is the single greatest operating system in history, and you’re stupid for thinking otherwise” or ”shut up, all of you, and install Linux. Now“.
mrpogson.com: M$ has had lots of push-back on “the ribbon” in their office suite. And the trolls here think migrating to GNU/Linux will involve “retraining”!!!
computerworlduk.com: Windows XP quietly turned 10 years old this week, a milestone for the still-popular operating system that powers nearly half the world's PCs.
datamation.com: In November of 2006, Microsoft entered into a patent covenant and interoperability deal with Novell. In 2011, Microsoft has renewed and extended that deal to SUSE Linux, which was spun off from Novell as part of Attachmate's $2.2 billion acquisition of the company.
blog.eracc.com: The concept of better is a subjective idea. What is better to me is possibly, even probably, not better to someone else. In my case, and in the case of some of my clients, Linux hardware support is “better”.
darkduck.com: Windows is by far the most commonly used operating system, with over 95% market share. The next biggest operating system is Apple's OS X. The second most popular alternative to Windows is Linux.