One of the most common complaints we hear about the new Windows 8 operating system is that it's designed for touchscreen computers and tablets, and so not of interest to users of 'normal' computers with a keyboard and mouse or touchpad.
Today we put this to Microsoft Senior Product Manager Rob Epstein, and the response was clear: "Windows 8 was built for keyboard and mouse as much as it is for touch", he told us.
He added that people who have upgraded to the new operating system "don't find it an issue at all", and that "It's more intuitive and faster than people believe".
"The main thing we'd like people to do is try it", he said. "It's a better Windows 7 than Windows 7 - more secure, and faster underneath".
And, to an extent, I can see his point.
Intel is living in wonderland if it thinks people are going to buy a mobile phone based on the chip it uses.
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