Microsoft first introduced its four-color Windows logo over two decades ago with the launch of Windows 3.0 in May 1990 and it's been waving ever since. It's been altered over the years, with the Redmond software giant adding color gradients, shading, reflections, and other artistry tidbits to maintain a modern flair, but with the launch of Windows 8, the familiar logo might undergo a somewhat radical makeover.
Brand loyalty is a funny thing. It's one of the reasons why AMD vs Intel, Nvidia vs AMD, and Windows vs Mac OS X (vs Linux) discussions tend to boil over almost from the get-go. Sometimes these discussions are inevitable, like when market research firm comScore recently posted figures showing Android destroying the competition, including Apple, in mobile market share. Were the numbers accurate? Do users really prefer Android over Apple? Business Insider set out to answer those questions and uncovered some animosity in the process.