Is Microsoft Windows ‘torturing users’?
Google co-founder Sergey Brin said Windows and other traditional PC operating systems are “torturing users” at Google’s Chrome OS launch event Wednesday, where the company claimed 75% of business users can be converted from Windows to Chrome OS right away.
“I don’t think there is anything inherently wrong with Windows,” Brin said. “Windows 7 has some great security features.”
“With Microsoft, and other operating system vendors, I think the complexity of managing your computer is really torturing users,” Brin said. “It’s torturing everyone in this room. It’s a flawed model fundamentally. Chromebooks are a new model that doesn’t put the burden of managing the computer on yourself.”
Some harsh words from Sergey Brin. What are your thoughts on this? Do you feel that you are being tortured as a Windows user?