Linked by Kostis Kapelonis on Tue 14th Mar 2006 18:59 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces The desktop metaphor has served our computing needs well for the last decade. It has started however, to show its age over the last years. For office users it is still adequate but for everyone else it is often awkward and slow. Since a computer is no longer confined in the office, but in some cases serves also as the entertainment hub in our living rooms, new User Interfaces are required. In some areas the foundations are already in place while in others users are silently suffering every day, having to cope with inefficient and unproductive UIs.
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by viton on Tue 14th Mar 2006 22:30 UTC
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Heh i rarely use desktop for things it is designed for.
Usually i just launching applications.
The default file managers in windows or linux makes me sad.
These tools are useless for me because i need something more than just basic file operations.
I hardly find it interesting to drag the stupid icons over the screen.

Edited 2006-03-14 22:31

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