Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Jun 2013 12:09 UTC
Windows Microsoft has released a video showing off some of the features coming to Windows 8.1. I must say, the new features all look like great additions (the new search looks awesome), but I'm much more interested in performance - the huge bottleneck for anything related to Metro. In addition, as part of the Windows 8.1 update, Windows RT users will get an ARM version of Outlook. Not that I care, but I'm sure some business users do.
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Missed opportunity.
by Ishan333 on Thu 6th Jun 2013 09:59 UTC
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If M$ didn't consider the ModernUI interface like a toy, things could have been great.
Imagine this interface as a real Tiling WM, no silly closed Windows Store only access, no restrictions (such as no JIT, really M$?).
It could have been a really good OS with a "new" way of thinking, the truth is... it's not and it'll never be.

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