Microsoft believes Windows 8 is so simple to use even an 11-year-old can teach you

Microsoft believes Windows 8 is so simple to use even an 11-year-old can teach you

Much has been made about whether Windows 8 is intuitive enough for new users to pick up. Microsoft Portugal is hoping to win you to its side with a new publicity stunt that brings in an 11-year-old to explain the new operating system to prospective buyers.

Another conference. “Great.”

This one’s different, trust us. Our new event for New York is focused on quality, not quantity.

As you can imagine, the end result is quite different from trying to learn Windows 8 when drunk or letting your dad take it for a spin.

Related: TNW’s Windows 8 cheat sheet and A Mac-user’s take on transitioning to Windows 8

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