Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Jan 2012 22:53 UTC, submitted by fran
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu As much as I dislike Unity, I commend the Ubuntu team and Shuttleworth for having the guts to try to innovate and bring the desktop forward (pretty much the exact same can be said of KDE4 and GNOME3). Shuttleworth has just announced yet another significant change for Ubuntu, and it's all about replacing the menu with a search interface dubbed the HUD.
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Microsoft Bob
by ozonehole on Wed 25th Jan 2012 02:01 UTC
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While I appreciate all that Mark Shuttleworth has done for Linux, his foray into Unity and now this latest reminds me of the "Apple Wheel:"

Or Microsoft's ill-fate "Bob" interface.

From Wikipedia:
Bob received the 7th place in PC World magazine's list of the 25 worst tech products of all time, a spot in Time magazine's list of the 50 Worst Inventions and number one worst product of the decade by

History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
- Marx

Edited 2012-01-25 02:15 UTC

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Apple Wheel!
by Drumhellar on Wed 25th Jan 2012 04:04 in reply to "Microsoft Bob"
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I remember when I first saw that video. My normally extremely tech-savvy showed me that, and was stunned that Apple would actually try that.

I was stunned that he didn't recognize it as farce.

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