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  1. Joined : Mar 2015
    New Mexico
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       25 Jun 2015 #11

    I am going to try to upgrade my community, what ever that means.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,309
    win 10 Insider
       25 Jun 2015 #12

    Good for you, Rocky! Let's know how it goes
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 252
    windows 7
       25 Jun 2015 #13

    MS is fighting for survival of relevance, and relevance, on multiple fronts. This is not a time to 'reinvent' what your competitors have already invented that is burying your former cash cow.
    secondly, did anyone do a count on the number of times the term "device" is employed? they are shipping $$ with every Surface now and I suspect every device of whatever kind
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  4. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,932
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       25 Jun 2015 #14

    cognus said: View Post
    MS is fighting for survival of relevance, and relevance, on multiple fronts. This is not a time to 'reinvent' what your competitors have already invented that is burying your former cash cow.
    secondly, did anyone do a count on the number of times the term "device" is employed? they are shipping $$ with every Surface now and I suspect every device of whatever kind
    Data is a year old but how are they fighting for relevance with a total market share of 70.72%

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  5. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 247
    latest windows insider home build
       25 Jun 2015 #15

    i assume until they get 100%, they wont feel "relevant"!
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 252
    windows 7
       25 Jun 2015 #16

    1st of all, the new Mission Statement says MS is about the mobile market, not the "desktop" market if there is such a thing. So even MS cares not about the data above.

    So to what MS cares about: Microsoft's Windows Phone Market Share Declined in 2014 -- Redmondmag.com
    "Windows Phone is expected to have 2.7 percent market share by year's end, the market research firm said in its latest worldwide smartphone forecast. That's down from the 3.3 percent share it captured in 2013."

    IDC: Smartphone OS Market Share 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012
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    If one considers "tablet" to be equivalent to part of what MS is calling "mobile" then the following is relevant, if the data has integrity

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  7. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,932
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       25 Jun 2015 #17

    But you said that MS is fighting for survival.. and clearly they're not.
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  8. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       25 Jun 2015 #18

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Either that or we've heard/read all that so often it becomes meaningless.
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  9. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       25 Jun 2015 #19

    Over the past thirty years there seems to be someone out there that is/are espousing the down fall of Microsoft. . .you can read it here on the 10's just about every day, yet for some reason they just continue to move along just fine. . .
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  10. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,640
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       25 Jun 2015 #20

    Lee said: View Post
    Over the past thirty years there seems to be someone out there that is/are espousing the down fall of Microsoft. . .you can read it here on the 10's just about every day, yet for some reason they just continue to move along just fine. . .
    Yup!
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