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Planned obsolescence its been happening for decades, Nintendo are one of the worst offenders
You've probably seen it all the time in news. A new version of a software/OS that's supposed to be the holy grain of its predecessors is plagued with issues. All those fanboys who bought theirs first now have to buy something extra to fix it. Microsoft has a terrible reputation for this (Well they have been dominating the PC Market!).
Firstly they overcharge ridiculous amounts of money for their OS: Windows 7, and softwares: Office. Secondly, you would think that with all their money, they would make software thats different in a way that computer users would want. Not so, Windows 7 is just a 'less buggy' version of 7. Its still designed moronically. Any virus can easily render all the restore options useless. There's too much security even though I SPENT $300-600 BUYING IT AND I'M THE ADMINISTRATOR!. Office 2010 and 2013 are not only expensive, but for no reason at all. They still have a few features added on to them. but all for such a high price?
Even with all that they still try and milk you out of every cent they possibly can. I tried changing the main language of Office, found out it would cost $24.
The real problem with windows is that you have to buy a new computer about every other time you change OSs.
How much kick back does micros**t get from computer manufacturers for this?????.
I can take the newest free version of Linux and and put it on a computer i built in 1999 and it will work just fine just a little slow.
Plus i can set up Linux to run i want it without a big learning curve unlike win 8.
You can see how many people did not like Win 8 by how many downloaded win 8.1