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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RE[3]: Not for business use.
by MollyC on Sun 17th Jun 2012 20:22 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Not for business use. "
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Yeah, but it had metro when it became tops in sales. ;)
Indeed, its sales increased after it received the Metro treatment.

I'm not saying it was *because* of Metro, but the guy above is suggesting that Zune failed *because* of Metro, which is absurdity. And he, by implicaiton, suggests that anything to which Metro is applied would die because of it. Xbox disproves that nonsense. According to his "logic", Xbox sales should have crashed after Xbox got Metrofied. That didn't happen, indeed quite the contrary.

Edited 2012-06-17 20:25 UTC

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