Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 6th Mar 2012 23:27 UTC
Windows As you may have seen, David's been taking care of OSNews for a few days because I'm quite busy with work. Still, there's one thing I'd like to talk about: the desktop mode in Windows 8. I wish I could've added this to the first impressions article, but I only arrived at this conclusion yesterday: desktop mode in Windows 8 is Microsoft's equivalent of Mac OS X's Classic mode.
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No no
by Tuishimi on Wed 7th Mar 2012 19:07 UTC
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I disagree … First, Mac OS "classic" vs. OS X is not a valid comparison to this. Desktop to Desktop? It would be more like OS X to iOS interface... but the problem is (as an example) that sometimes having multiple windows open and visible at the same time (for reference sake) is necessary. I am a software engineer and I have SQL tools, editors, browsers all open at the same time AND visible so I can cross-reference them as I work.

I don't see how full-screen apps can ever replace that.

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