Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 17th Mar 2003 22:49 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces So many operating systems and so many graphical desktop environments... This article is a comparison of the UI and usability of several Desktop Environments (DEs), that have been widely used, admired and reviled: Windows XP Luna, BeOS 6 (Dano/Zeta), Mac OS X Aqua and Unix's KDE and Gnome. Read on which one got our best score on our long term test and usage.
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@Brendan Orr
by Trip on Tue 18th Mar 2003 05:23 UTC

Many people will stay with the default settings that come out of the box. This is why tweaking settings before a review is such a bad idea. Default settings are very important.

Say you're going to buy a car. Just because you can tweak up the car with a different paint job, exhaust tips, vtec decals, rear spoilers or whatever else those ricers do to their Hondas doesn't mean you are not going to seriously consider the default things that come with that car. Get the things you want in the first place (default UI settings) and your user experience will be much better, especially since the ricers are in the minority and most people stick with what they buy.