ZDNet's Matt Baxter-Reynolds writes "I've always fancied having a computing industry law named after me. A good one, you know like Moore's Law, or Brook's Law. I'd even take an adage, like Hanlon's razor. (Easily my favourite razor.)
If I had a chance to create one, I'd like to create "MBR's Law" as being something like this:
Every discussion about Microsoft's inability to deliver in the consumer market will be met with the rebuttal, 'Yeah, but what about Xbox?'"
Of course, today we have to regard this in the context of Microsoft buying out Nokia's phone unit. Nokia do know how to sell to consumers, but let's look at Xbox first."