Microsoft (MSFT) is hoping Windows 8's dual PC and tablet interfaces will make it a legit...

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Microsoft (MSFT) is hoping Windows 8's dual PC and tablet interfaces will make it a legit rival to the iPad (AAPL). However, James Kendrick found switching between tablet and PC modes on a test system to be an unpleasant experience, and one that occurred too often. This ultimately led him to assert Windows 8 is "basically Windows 7 with a new skin."