Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 16th Jan 2013 23:40 UTC
Windows Pokki is a start menu replacement for Windows - and it has already been downloaded 1.5 million times for Windows 8. "Since the launch of Windows 8, we've seen over 1.5 million Pokki downloads on the new OS itself and users opening the Pokki Menu an average of 10 times a day. These early numbers demonstrate that users enjoy being able to instantly access and discover apps, straight from the desktop." And this is just one of the countless replacements. Microsoft should've never kept the traditional desktop in there - they've given users the ability to escape Metro, and this will only hurt the new environment.
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RE[4]: Just a thought...
by phoenix on Fri 18th Jan 2013 00:07 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Just a thought..."
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His 4 Cs are right on the money, though. *Especially* when using Metro apps.

There is no continuity with previous versions (which is something MS is extremely bad at; just look at MS Office from 95 through 2010).

There is no context given to the information on the screen (it's almost impossible to figure out just by looking what's a label, what's a link, what's a button, etc).

I forget the other 2, but they were spot on as well.

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