"Things got even worse when many Windows 8 reviews said the learning curve was “steep.” And when Windows boss Steven Sinofsky stepped down from his post, some wondered if the wheels were falling off Microsoft’s OS train.Windows 8 Is Dead! No, It’s Thriving! | MIT Technology Review:
And yet, the actual raw figures seem to indicate things are actually going pretty well.
So, why is there such a discrepancy in the earlier reports and Microsoft’s own data?
Perhaps Windows 8 reviews really didn’t matter as much as the pundits expected. And despite several fan sites on the Web touting Windows 8’s virtues, there appears to be a growing contingent of people that like to believe that Microsoft, the once-dominant giant, is crumbling."
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