Best Buy and Future Shop are consolidating as Best Buy. This means the products, services, and features you have come to expect from Future Shop and FutureShop.ca will now be available at Best Buy and BestBuy.ca. We have plans to invest up to $200 million to build a leading multi-channel customer experience on the Best Buy brand.
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10-22-2012 08:55 AM
I would suggest that you encourage less than expert users of Windows PCs who want Windows 8 to buy a computer with a touch enabled screen. Studies show that Windows 8 on touch screens are easy to learn to use, but not so with non-touch enabled computers. Using a mouse to operate Windows 8 takes time to figure out because you have to click around the blank screen to find out how to do things. Seems to me many people could be going "Say What!"!" ... but with a touch screen they would just have fun learning to see how it operates.
Perhaps standard (i.e., without a touch screen) computers should best be sold with Windows 7 by default and only sold with Windows 8 with the warning that people should expect a early and steep learning curve to figure out the basic but essential new ways of operating Windows 8.
How and to whom Windows 8 gets sold will matter in early adoption/return rates.
03-28-2013 10:54 PM
Can't be any worse than owning a Mac for the first time...as long as I can drag my mouse pointer across the screen to click here and there I should be fine.
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