Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 3rd Jun 2012 22:04 UTC
Windows So, I've been using the Windows 8 Release Preview since it came out, almost exclusively (except for work, since I'm obviously not going to rely on unfinished and untested software for that). I already knew I could get into Metro on my 11.6" ZenBook, but on my 24" desktop, things aren't looking as rosy. Here's an illustrated guide of the most pressing issues I run into, and five suggestions to address them. Instead of just complaining, let's get constructive.
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RE[4]: Comment by gmlongo
by vaette on Mon 4th Jun 2012 13:52 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by gmlongo"
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They too could do more, but in Chrome on Linux maximized 1920px OSnews has 474 pixels wasted on each side, whereas the Boston Globe has 336 pixels wasted on each side. Meaning that OSnews uses about 51% of the space allocated to it, but the Boston Globe uses 65%. Certainly a better effort.

I think more the point that joshv was making though is that Boston Globe looks great at all widths less than 1440, using CSS selectors.

I think there are many arguments to be made about the suitability of Metro, but it is certainly also a failure of OSnews that it doesn't make good use of screen estate in maximized browsers. Many people, myself included, don't multitask that much when browsing the web.

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