Google it.... This is Forbes speaking, and Forbes, despite the wallybot, is not an "anit-Microsoft rag".
"So, now it’s clear: Windows 8 did not blow the doors off during the holiday. In context, this tepid launch is just one of a litany of failures fast relegating Microsoft to the status of incidental spectacle in the information technology business.
"If Windows 8 is Exhibit A, Exhibit B is Windows Phone 8. Nokia has started discounting recently launched Lumia phones, indicating that they’re not exactly moving like hotcakes. Microsoft makes excuses and says these things take time, but even a fool can tell a torrid introduction from a lukewarm launch.
"Thus, in the important high-mobility category (phones and tablets), where Apple and Google are cleaning up, Microsoft is 0 for 2.
"More on how bad it is: An in-depth review of Windows 8 by Brian Boyko pans Windows 8 for nearly 24 minutes."
That is a perceptive article by an informed author. It may be among the first to point out that Microsoft is fading, but it will certainly not be the last. Windows 8 is not Microsoft's first travesty of a product, it is only the most recent of a growing list.