Why does point and click make the OS less reliable? In any case there's been a GUI free version for 5 years if you want to put yourself through that.
Chrome doesn't use Webkit anymore.
Artists who don't need to eat I suppose.
Upgrading software isn't free, especially something like IE where each successive version breaks stuff that worked in the previous one.
I trust the technology. I don't trust the people implementing it.
World of Warcraft is in the cloud? Guild Wars 2 is in the cloud? There are cloud versions of every single piece of software that businesses depend on? There's cloud device drivers?
The whole school system of Birmingham? I think you might be exaggerating slightly. It was a few schools and has been nipped in the bud. Don't bother posting any Daily Mail links please. I live in Birmingham. I also was allowed into Star City recently despite being an infidel just in case you feel like posting that load of old crap as well. Let me ask you a question Mr OMG BRITAIN IS A MUSLIM COUNTRY. What branch of Sharia Law would approve of the recent gay marriage law?
The EU didn't just "levy" a fine, Microsoft were found guilty in a court of law and spent years appealing and then refusing to comply with the judgement leading to their fine being massively increased.
You are mistaken.
Because that worked out so well for Steve Jobs.
I hate to break it to you but web apps kickstarted the neo-mainframe movement because everyone having their own PC turned into an admin nightmare. Apple and Google have given the same thing to people who don't want to fight with their computer all the time.
It's OK when rich people move to Turkey and buy up all the property. It's not okay when ordinary Turks want to come here to earn the extra money they need to afford to house their families after the property boom sent housing costs soaring.
Why use three syllables when 35 will do.
There are a lot of enterprise customers wondering who they can go to now that Blackberry have faded away. That's where WinPhone is going to shine unless the other 2 ecosystems start being able to integrate seamlessly with things like Active Directory and Exchange and the plethora of third-party Windows-only software.