Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th May 2013 17:38 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
Windows "Today at the JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in Boston, Tami Reller shared with the audience that the update previously referred to as 'Windows Blue' will be called Windows 8.1 and will be a free update to Windows 8 for consumers through the Windows Store." They really didn't have much of a choice, but good news anyway.
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Its more of an attitude than aptitude problem. People are resistant to change...

It is not a question of being resistant to change, but finding the whole usability approach ugly and lacking any intelligible justification.

It like being forced to drive a rainbow colored Fiat Mulitpla. No matter how it drives, it is still an ugly car.

...or going to work in a Ronald Mcdonald suit. Sure, you are insulated and not naked, but you still look like a clown.

Microsoft seriously needs to get over its Playmobil design fetish. Unfortunately, I do not see this happening anytime soon.

Edited 2013-05-15 14:21 UTC

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