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.
Hell froze. Microsoft is openly acknowledging Apple's consumer electronics threat and going for the jugular. The company's COO Kevin Turner has officially announced that they will open their own retail stores "right next door to Apple this fall":