No one likes uninstalling bloatware, trialware and craplets from their freshly unboxed PCs. Microsoft finally acknowledges this by skipping the unnecessary third-party software in Microsoft retail store PCs. That’s truly great, but they should do a little more than that.
Sorry Scottsdale, the prize for the first Microsoft store location to open its doors goes to…the Internet! Moving beyond their own branded products, Microsoft has started hawking other companies’ Windows-friendly wares online, from laptops to Photoshop to PC accessories.