Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 16th Jun 2012 17:52 UTC
Windows Adrian Kingsley-Hughes pens a rant on Windows 8, calling it 'awful': "I'm now ready to sum up my Windows 8 experience with a single word: awful. I could have chosen a number of other words - terrible, horrible, painful and execrable all spring to mind - but it doesn't matter, the sentiment is the same." I've been using Windows 8 Release Preview on both my ZenBook and my regular desktop since its release, and here's my short review: "I like it." Issues a-plenty, but for what is essentially a 1.0 release - not bad. It's a hell of a lot better than other releases which were similar in scope (Mac OS X 10.0, KDE 4.0).
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Win 8 blows
by SonicMetalMan on Sun 17th Jun 2012 04:05 UTC
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The criticism may sound harsh but agree with everything the author says. The architects of Win 8 changed stuff merely for the sake of change, in much the same way that KDE 4 /Gnome 3 "devolved". Linux users have alternatives to these window managers like XFCE and LXDE whereas Windows users are stuck an upgrade path they may not want. As a consumer I should be able to choose which desktop model I prefer.

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