Apple has started the rumored campaign against Vista in its' stores. All Apple employees are seen with T-Shirts labelled "Go beyond Vista: It's time to get a Mac". They also have little cut-outs all around the store. In addition apple seems to have sent out emails to all iPod owners on PC with a similar slogan. Retail Vista sales have been lackluster in comparison to XP sales. Steve Balmer put the blames on pirates, but analysts say that Vista still isn't ready yet, and they are still waiting on drivers from all vendors.
Looks like the Longhorn / Vista curse is going to continue on Microsoft until the next version of Windows hits the stores. I feel so sad for Microsoft . They tried to fly too high in one shot instead of flying in increments. A lesson well learnt I assume.
Source: Microsoft Watch