Windows 8 will make Vista look like a good idea.
I've read stuff about users wanting a tablet with Windows. So maybe there is a market there but not at $800 or $500. Maybe $200 or $300 but MS likes big $s from Windows so Win8 tablets will be expensive and not sell.
Like people above have said, there is no reason for people using Win7 or Vista to move to Win8. Business will wait for Win9 which will not have a touch interface you can't turn off or Win 8 SP1 which will add function to turn off the touch UI.
Wanted to try the touch tablet but not at $500 or $400. Just got a Kindle Fire. It does what i want from a tablet, email and Web and maybe a little game or two. Amazon had as one editor put it, "Nuked the tablet market", Apple has the high end for those with lost of $ and time to spend doing stuff just to see it work and Fire and Nook have the low end. MS comes to the party late, maybe to late.
I have used the Win8 DP for awhile on a HP Envy laptop. It boots fast and shuts down fast for Windows. Plugged in a MS touch 2 mouse and that works some of the touch UI.
So maybe some hardware/software will come out and allow touch UI for PCs.
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