Putting lipstick on Microsoft's pigs


"At the end of a long report on the Apple Stores - and the corner he believes they have turned - Needham analyst Charles Wolf turned his attention this week to Microsoft (MSFT) and its plans to launch a fleet of company-branded stores of its own, complete with wall-sized digital screens, spaces for free public events and "Guru" bars to deal with customers' software complaints."

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KionicWarlord2223243d ago

That last quote was interesting ...

Sheikh Yerbouti3243d ago

"'In our opinion,' Wolf concludes, 'Microsoft’s venture into retail is conceptually equivalent to an oxymoron.'"

It is purely PR. It just has to be. I hope they open one by the Apple store in my home town.

-Mezzo-3243d ago

i believe it should be lips.

ThatCanadianGuy3243d ago (Edited 3243d ago )

I always knew those bots were crossdressers.

pansenbaer3243d ago

Ouch. I don't particularly care for Microsoft or its business practices but I just got a phone with Windows Mobile and I would hardly call it "the least user-friendly mobile operating system on the market". I also don't care for Apple and its arrogance. People thought the PS3 was expensive at launch. 600 bucks for a phone?!?

benjam3242d ago

And don't forget MacBooks; Design over functionality.

IdleLeeSiuLung3242d ago

Get a Thinkpad! Built like a rock and looks sexy in black!

Runs Windows great and Linux too!!!