2) Windows Phone 7 for computers.
3) Microsoft's next operating system that should run on desktops or tablets. It will have 2 different interfaces. Neither interface will run apps compatible with the other interface, and will ultimately lead into a huge failure.
4) 15+ gigabytes of code for what Linux could have done with 4-5 gigabytes.
p2: YEAH RIGHT. You know it's just a phone OS for desktop right?
p1: Really? But it will have a new interface and new apps store and everything.
p2: But the new interface won't run your old apps, and the app store will be more bolted down that Apple's app store.
Computer Buyer: Yes. Core i5, 8 gigs of RAM, sounds really nice.
Salesperson: It also come with Windows 8. On Windows 8 you'll have access to hundreds of new "apps". It's really great.
Buyer: Oh, I don't want that. I just want to use iTunes and Firefox.
Salesperson: You can do that on Windows 8, sir. Just click on the "Desktop" icon.
Buyer: *playing around with the store model* Oh, okay, well.... wa... where is the Start Menu?
Salesperson: It was replaced with the new Start Screen. There you have access to all of your applications, just like the old Start Menu.
Buyer: Alright, well, how do I go to the Control Panel?
Salesperson: It's really easy. All you do is right-click the desktop and choose Screen Resolution, and then just click a few other categories and you'll find it. To change the Start Screen applications and personalization you just use its own control panel in the Start Screen.
Buyer: ...Is this notebook compatible with Windows XP?
Salesperson: (mentally) *FFFFUUUUUUUU*
I have always wanted to spend ages getting to the work I need on my PC and thankfully Microsoft listened to my cry!
I also just love how it makes me feel like a kid again while I'm trying to get professional work done and the sad face on the blue screen of death is much more useful than actual technical information on the error!
Thanks a bunch Microsoft! There is no way in hell that I've deleted Windows and moved to Linux now :)
Someone: Yes I had the developer preview a year ago... sucked then and sucks now... hate to be you man...
Verb: Windows doesn't eat! Get a brain already!
Synonyms: Windows BA, Windows Ocho, Windows Beast, This Thingy On The Screen, Windows Lepard, WinGNOME, Micro-Apple-Soft-Dows-Ux-Pard, Windows *
"What's this thingy on the screen?"
"For the love of Michael Jackson what is that operating system!"
Incorrect Verb Usage: "Why is Windows Vista (Build 6002) afraid of Windows 7 (Build 7600)? Because Windows 7, 8, 95.