Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Oct 2013 10:16 UTC
Windows

Manual window management is awful. Windows 8 ditched windows in favor of fullscreen apps. Traditional desktop window paradigms are powerful but obsolete.

Windows 9 unifies previous contrasting paradigms, taking design cues from all platforms and recent innovations.

Just an unofficial design concept, but damn, this is sexy. This is exactly what Windows needs - a combination of the old and new, leading to something seemingly far more usable than the monstrosity that is Metro in Windows 8.

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RE[3]: Comment by dpJudas
by AndyB on Thu 3rd Oct 2013 08:35 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by dpJudas"
AndyB
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2013-03-22

you always need different user interfaces for phones, tablets and the desktop.

Couldn't agree with you more!

Personally I love using Android on my SGS3, but I would also hate it on my laptop! Even with touchscreen, it seems counter productive to touch the screen when a mouse or trackpad is so much more precise and easy to use. Even when my kids were about 1 or 2, they were able to grasp the idea of a mouse moving the cursor with some relative precision. If it's that easy then why do we need to change it?

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