<<Windows Blue Now in Alpha Testing, What Might This Mean for Businesses?>>So why didn’t Microsoft get out ahead of this and say definitively that this would simply be a service pack – SP1 for example, not a new version of Windows? Why is that important, you ask? Well, if Microsoft is perceived as writing off Windows 8 by focusing on 9 a mere two months after launch, guess what that will do to Windows 8 sales. It will crush Windows 8 sales and put many back on the sidelines to wait for “Blue”. You have to wonder if anyone is in charge over in Redmond. Its the same exact thing that happened when Surface RT sales reportedly faltered. Microsoft began talking up Surface 8 Pro. Now the buzz seems to be: ignore RT based systems and wait for the Pro or PC makers’ equivalents.
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