Mountain Lion just blew away Windows 7
* notification center
* voice dictation natively supported
* iMessaging throughout
* Power Nap
What will Redmond response be? I am impressed by Windows 8 re-imagining things like device drivers. Now Microsoft doesn't ship with any specific drivers any more, just class drivers that will allow almost any device to work with basic functionality. This is a much needed development that Linux has had for years.