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What Microsoft needs to do to convince a generation to adopt Windows 9

on January 16, 2014

Gigaom

I guess I’ll come right out and say it: I’m a millennial, and Windows(s msft) confuses me.

Not from a technology standpoint — after a few minutes on a modern computer running Windows 8, I can navigate around and work with it happily — but from a strategic standpoint. It’s clear that Microsoft wants to embrace the future with Windows 8 and 8.1, I’m just not exactly sure what that future is supposed to look like. And that’s not a particularly encouraging thing to say, especially because — with all apologies to those who have come before us, but you had your day too — young people are in the driver’s seat when influencing buying habits in the 21st century.

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