Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Jul 2012 23:39 UTC
Windows Ars Technica is running an interesting article about the Mail application on Windows 8. It's one of the first party Metro applications, and Ars' conclusion is that it's really, really not up to snuff - it can't even compare favourably to the mail application on Windows Phone. The sad thing is, however - this applies to virtually all Metro applications.
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RE: n/t
by thavith_osn on Sun 15th Jul 2012 00:15 UTC in reply to "n/t"
thavith_osn
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too bad there isn't a way to filter out all the windows articles from this site. But then again, if there were a way, there wouldn't be hardly anything else except articles supporting Thom's personal opinions. I still think this site should be renamed to microsoftnews.com


I think if you are anti something, you will believe there is a higher proportion of that something than there actually is.

I have seen comments like this before, only that there were too many Apple articles and so on, honestly right now, MS would third on the list of articles in general, always after iOS and Android, but as Win 8 is a topic right now, you should expect more from MS up until early next year when no one cares and we go back to iOS and Android, with the occasional side track into how bad Nokia is doing.

I'm a Apple guy, and even I think there are too many Apple articles sometimes.

I'd love to see more home-brew OS or language articles, but as Thom has mentioned earlier, these are few and far between due to less home-brew projects of this type, but we do get the odd article.

I'd also like to see less articles with personal opinions in them too. I say this as it gives bias to our opinions, even if unintentional. A journalist should just present the "known" facts without injecting his or her own biases on them (unless it is presented as an opinion piece).

For instance, instead of
Patent troll XYZ is suing ABC over yadda yadda yadda.
you could write
XYZ is suing ABC over yadda yadda yadda.

In the comment section however, be as opinionated as you like :-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM1TUdmuOeg&feature=related

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