Google is not a Windows 8 fan

Google is not a Windows 8 fan

Summary: Want to know what Google really thinks of Windows 8? Just conduct a few searches and you'll find out in a hurry.

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Google has given its review of Microsoft's Windows 8---with its search results---and doesn't like the operating system all that much.

Here's a look at some real search terms and Google's suggestions regarding Windows 8:

googwin81
googwin82
googwin83
googwin84


Microsoft's Bing is a bit more optimistic.

bingwin81
bingwin82

Topics: Enterprise Software, Microsoft, Mobility, Operating Systems, Windows

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  • So what happens...

    ... When you replace "Windows 8" with "Chrome OS"? I don't remember that being welcomed with opens arms... ;)
    The one and only, Cylon Centurion
  • google is right!

    Man and machine stand togetheron their low opiniom or windoze.
    Just like me too.
    LlNUX Geek
    • Google is evil

      They spy on people, they steal what they cannot innovate, they buy what they cannot invent...

      BTW the product known as "Windoze" is a buggy, malware ridden, memory hogging Linux-based OS that loosely resembles the Microsoft Windows OS. From what I've heard from my sister's boyfriend's brother's best friend's second cousin's college rommate - twice removed - it is based on the prototype of Google's Chrome OS.

      Hmmm, so that's what it's like to be a troll like LinuxGeek... I need a shower.
      athynz
      • Apple hates their customers

        They dropped support for both the original iPad and iOS 5? Some customers got less than a year and a half of use from their original iPads when Apple dropped support. Why does Apple support two versions of OS X, currently Lion and Mountain Lion, but only one version of iOS?
        Rabid Howler Monkey
        • Errr....

          While this has nothing to do with the article, they may have dropped support for the original iPad - which is more than a couple of years old already. As for iOS 5 - says who? They'll still support it for a while. They may have dropped support for iOS 4 - which is normal for Apple since they generally only support the latest and previous OS versions.
          Gisabun
    • Oh thank you...

      ... For being either so childish or biased. You chose - or both.
      Gisabun
  • Let see

    Ok, lets see what happens now
    William Farrel
    • What's up with this site lately?

      I kept getting an error that my post contained profanities, untill I changed one word.

      it is teh word for "the act of competing"
      William Farrel
      • Lately?

        This site has always sucked.
        ye
  • Google is not a Windows 8 fan

    Google fudging its search results again. I wouldn't expect anything less from this dishonest company.
    Loverock Davidson-
  • Works with every OS

    Start typing mountain lion is in google. What a crock of you know what. Larry Dignan, don't you get paid to actually do work.
    jgoode@...
  • Headache

    I upgraded from Windows 8 Release Preview to Windows 8 and all my programs have disappeared. They are all left languishing in some Windows.old folder. Now what?
    Ashtonian
    • Um, you reinstall them...

      Apparently you didn't bother reading anything about moving from the Previews to the full release.

      It amazes me how many people are so eager to click OK or Next without bothering to digest the information presented before those shiny, candy-like buttons. Do you think all that text was put there by some programmer just for funsies, or have you slid so far down the TL;DR slope that you simply can't be bothered with all that hooey?

      Pull your head out... ::vacuous pop::

      -=B
      BGunnells
    • Hmmmm

      I don't think you can upgrade from a preview to a release. It's on the MS site.
      Gisabun
  • Errr.....

    What do you expect from Google - more childish antics. It shows you how immature some at Google are. If they don't like Windows 8, their apps shouldn't work with Windows 8 then. And you know that's not going to happen.
    Gisabun
  • Even Bing quit showing Windows 8 some love...

    http://i46.tinypic.com/2dqnekj.png

    Poor Windows 8 can't even catch a break from other Microsoft products.
    Champ_Kind