Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 14th Sep 2011 22:20 UTC
Windows This is mandatory listening and watching material for understanding the design methodology and ideas behind the Metro interface in Windows 8 (and thus, Windows Phone 7). All this sounds great in theory, and Jensen Harris, one of the minds behind Metro, is clearly passionate about it - and I love people who are passionate about their work. It's just that to me, the Metro UI doesn't seem to work very well for actual work. I want window management! I'm taking all this into account for an article on Metro in the Developer Preview. Stay tuned.
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by Delgarde on Thu 15th Sep 2011 01:41 UTC in reply to "RE: The RSS reader"
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No, I completely disagree. The legacy UI uses all sorts of tiny controls that simply aren't touch-friendly at all. You may be able to see more on the screen, but you can't touch and manipulate it with your fingers; which is the whole point of the Metro UI.

But the reverse is also true. The purpose of a device is to let you access information - what's the point in being able to touch and manipulate stuff on the screen if the information you want isn't there?

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