This article seems to paint a grim picture for the future of Windows 8, but after reading the article, it seems that most people are oblivious to it’s existence. This may be in part to a couple of things:
- Microsoft hasn’t blown its billion dollars yet on advertising,
- The press has all but ignored the Windows 8 launch, and
- It’s brand spanking new. Windows 8 is not an incremental upgrade like iOS 6 was to iOS5 or Windows 7 was to Windows Vista.
Given these factors, I think it is a little early to determine the level of “interest” in Windows 8. A more frank evaluation would be during the 2nd quarter of next year when it’s been out for 6 months or so…