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11/2/2012 05:32 PM EDT
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SylvieBarak
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SylvieBarak   11/2/2012 8:17:22 PM
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That, and the fact that there isn't really a viable alternative aside from iOS... Let's see if that share decreases once Windows Phone 8 becomes a credible competitor.

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mcgrathdylan   11/2/2012 10:22:29 PM
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Good call. Perhaps that could change the equation, but we shall see.

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GroovyGeek   11/3/2012 4:24:42 AM
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Not a chance. Too little too late. Android became so dominant because it is free to the handset makers. Win8 has no reason to exist and will be a failure. And as I have said here a number of times Apple is on its way to a niche player a decade from now. It is Windows vs Mac all over again and the outcome will be the same for the same reasons

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chanj0   11/5/2012 5:50:25 PM
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GUI and User experience is able to influence consumer. The user experience that Windows 8 brought on the table may be able to create enough momentum to get a reasonable amount of shares of the pie. Who knows! At the end, there are die-hard Apple fans; there must be die-hard MS fans.

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