The biggest threat to Microsoft isn't Apple or Linux, it's falling hardware prices
Jan 12, 2010, 12:47 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes)
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"Two interesting tidbits of news about Microsoft today. First is
that the company is to make it legal to rent both Windows and
Office. The second is an analysis on how slates will affect the
Redmond giant’s bottom line. Both are interesting reading,
but both also are indications of the problems that Microsoft is
likely to encounter over the coming years.
"See, when zealots debate the old “Windows vs. Mac vs.
Linux” argument, it’s a widely held belief within the
Mac and Linux camp that it is one of these platforms that represent
the greatest threat to Microsoft’s dominance.