Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 26th Feb 2012 11:39 UTC, submitted by RichterKuato
Windows Metro is beautiful and elegant. It works wonders on my HTC HD7, and I'm pretty darn sure it's going to work just many wonders on tablets later this year. However, Microsoft also expects us to use Windows 8's Metro on our desktops with mice and keyboards - and in that scenario, I can't really see it work any wonders. The Verge user Sputnik8 decided to see what Metro would look like applied to a more regular desktop. The results are... Stunning.
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by ilovebeer on Sun 26th Feb 2012 17:18 UTC
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The only thing I've seen metro bring to a desktop so far is loss of control, loss of capability, loss of efficient use of space, loss of productivity, and loss of interest. Hopefully that will all change but then again my opinion hasn't been formed from first-hand experience with metro so, .......

Regardless, I fail to see why some people think this is an elegant ui for desktops.

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