Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Aug 2012 16:11 UTC
Windows Microsoft has just announced that Windows 8 has gone gold - or, in Redmond parlance, RTM. "Today, I am excited to announce that Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing (RTM)! This means we've completed the product development and testing of the product and have started handing off the final code to our OEM partners. They can now begin preparing new Windows 8 PCs and devices they'll introduce starting with General Availability." Anybody got a spare MSDN account?
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RE[6]: Ha!
by WereCatf on Thu 2nd Aug 2012 15:58 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Ha!"
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Here's why you are wrong:

We'll see in a year or two.


I'm fairly certain Microsoft will eventually release a Metro-version of Office, possibly one with an interface for both Metro and traditional desktop.


True. But then again, Metro sports a music player already, so it's likely people will slowly move to that.


True again.


It's almost always played in fullscreen, plus it doesn't use Windows UI anyways, so that's wholly irrelevant.

So it's unrealistic to expect most people to stay in Metro.

It's also unrealistic to expect Average Joe to move to anything else.

Then on top of it multitasking in Metro sucks and the fonts are crap because it is designed around ultra high dpi monitors.

You just wish to complain about stuff you don't like.

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