Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Dec 2011 18:56 UTC
Windows Windows 8 will be one of the most significant releases for Microsoft ever, since it pretty much rethinks the entire graphical user interface. One of the problems I personally see with Metro is that it doesn't appear to be particularly conducive to getting actual work done. In an interview with The Verge, Microsoft design director Steve Kaneko confirmed that it's hard to adapt applications like Office to use Metro.
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Who stole my new workstation?
by kpugovkin on Wed 21st Dec 2011 22:12 UTC
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I guess the point of changing Windows widgets style every two years is just feeding IT journalist, managers and icon artists.

Going to computer stores nowadays gives you the feeling of boredom and depression. I see less and less difference between PC and Gaming departments in my nearest Best Buy. The same in the Apple aisle, except white color of boxes, missing mouse buttons and higher price tags.

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