The eight faces of Windows Vista

Posted on Tuesday, March 07 2006 @ 3:07 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The TechZone looks at The Eight Faces of Windows Vista

For almost 20 years, Microsoft has followed Henry Ford's business model, giving users little choice in the "color" of their operating system - an indicator of their monopolistic hold on the desktop computer. Why offer 10 or 20 different "styles" of their OS when it's less costly for Microsoft to offer only one or two? Likewise, if you're a monopoly, why offer competitive prices rather than just one high price?

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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