It only is a matter of time before Linux does the same in the PC space.
Huh.. I just realised that it's nearly 15 years since I first heard the phrase 'year of the Linux desktop'...
Maybe you should read it again considering the best selling laptop on Amazon for almost a year runs linux.
I'm not sure why people are so pro Microsoft, I guess closed source walled gardens are fun? Or are we still being convinced that open source can't compete with closed source in smear campaigns?