Windows 8 Devices Expensive – Will Microsoft Learn the Android Lesson ?

Today, PCs’ value proposition as the internet device has been permanently taken away by smartphones and tablet. Better PC hardware can’t help the poor consumer reaction to Windows 8 Operating System either.

Acer and ASUS launched new PC and tablet products at Computex hoping to to drive the replacement demand the PC industry. However, PC used to be the key (in some regions, the only) vehicle for consumers to access the internet, but now smartphone/tablet offer consumers an alternative way to access the internet, and in some cases, with lower cost structure and better user experiences. (more…)