Apple takes a shot at Microsoft’s Windows 8, says it won’t be pleasing to the user

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Email Twitter: @ronwinbeta Apr 25th, 2012 inNews

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, who took over the job from Steve Jobs, has recently made some negative comments about Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system. In regards to having a hybrid tablet/desktop operating system, Cook refers to it as combing “a toaster and a refrigerator.”

“You can converge a toaster and a refrigerator, but those aren’t going to be pleasing to the user.” As far as Apple is concerned when it comes to creating an operating system similar to Windows 8’s tablet/desktop hybrid nature, “we are not going to that part, but others might from a defensive point of view.” Funny thing to note, didn’t Apple tout the new iOS operating system to be similar to the OSX desktop operating system a while back?

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