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10 Ways How Microsoft Is Actually Falling Apart

By SiliconIndia   |   Tuesday, 04 December 2012, 12:44 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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#8 Loyal Developers Start To Leave The Microsoft Platform

The newest offerings from Microsoft-- Windows 8, Surface, and Windows Phone 8 are getting attention for having fewer apps and for lack of the apps users look most forward to. Windows 8 has over 20,000 apps in its Windows app store and since Windows 8 is only a month old, nothing much can be expected at this point but given the Microsoft as leader in software arena, the fever and not so credible apps points at one thing—the drift of loyal developers. At the same time, Microsoft doesn't have a Facebook app for the Surface. And though Windows Phone has over 100,000 apps its puny in front of iOS that has 700,000 apps, with 275,000 made specifically for the iPad.

Read: 10 Biggest Microsoft Mistakes Ever

#7 Windows Phone Gets No Traction Despite The Nokia Deal And RIM's Collapse

Microsoft has tried everything for the last two years to make a good impact in the mobile arena, but it failed to take consumers by storm. The latest data from IDC, the international data corporation, a market analyst, says Microsoft has only 2 percent of the global mobile market share. In spite of Nokia packing punch in its phones which were actually thick as compared to phones from Apple and Samsung, Nokia failed to have a blockbuster phone yet.

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1: to read this article it took 30 mins, if you expect it to happen , it would take 300 years ha ha
Posted by:rajendra - 02 Jun, 2013