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Retailers divided over Windows 8 price cut

vriendschap dating Retailers divided over Windows 8 price cut

datingsider erfaringer Resellers are unsure whether a drop in Windows 8 license fees would boost demand for the OS.

rencontre femme homme Rumours suggest that fees could fall from £30 to £9 for devices priced under £150. The reduction could be reflected in the price of Windows 8 devices, with Microsoft said to be eyeing the cost of Chromebooks.

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dating sider med børn Mike Hoffman, director of Drum Brae Solutions, told PCR that no price drop was needed.

“Windows is already a lot cheaper on small form factor tablets and that is all they need,” he explained. “We have installed Windows 8 on every machine since its launch and the response has been good.”

AML Midlands’ Anthony Lay agreed that the OS is cheap enough, and echoed Hoffman’s comments that the divisive tablet/desktop hybrid design was a boon.

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