Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th Aug 2012 18:18 UTC
Windows "Windows 8 changes a lot of things about how the operating system works, but one of the features Windows traditionalists will find jarring is the lack of a Start button. Although the button's functions are still present in various places, users may miss its easy click-and-start-typing familiarity. Well, Samsung's bringing it back. The all-in-one PCs Samsung unveiled this morning are the first Windows machines to sport the S Launcher, a simple widget that acts just like the old start button." This is not from The Onion. I repeat, this is not from The Onion.
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It's in the wrong place
by BrianH on Tue 28th Aug 2012 18:58 UTC
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So, Samsung is adding their own dock with a start button analog, but putting the button somewhat in the middle more or less, depending on how many other things are in the dock, rather than putting it in a fixed location you can access by muscle memory. It's not even in the corner. I don't mind Samsung copying Apple, but why do they tend to copy Apple's mistakes?

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