Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 1st Sep 2012 21:15 UTC
Windows The Verge published a video demonstrating how desktop mode and Office 2013 - a desktop application - work on Windows RT, the ARM version of Windows 8. The video showed a desktop mode that clearly didn't work well for touch, and even Office 2013, which has a rudimentary touch mode built-in, didn't work properly either. It looked and felt clunky, often didn't respond properly, and even showed touch lag.
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RE: Window opportuniry
by BallmerKnowsBest on Tue 4th Sep 2012 16:13 UTC in reply to "Window opportuniry"
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With the release of Windows 8 and Office 13, Linux distributions have got a never-seen-before case scenario of a window opportunity to take over and this will be much more bigger than the Vista fiasco. It remains to be seen whether the geek community will do something about it or cross their arms.

Uh huh... just like the huge opportunity that Linux had back when Win2k was released because of the "OMG 60,000 bugs!". Or the huge opportunity that Linux had when XP was released because of "OMG product activation!". Or the huge opportunity that Linux had when Vista was released because of "OMG DRM!".

Remind me, how did those "huge opportunities" work again?

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