Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 5th Feb 2012 19:15 UTC
Windows For all intents and purposes, this is only a minor change, and were this any other operating system or graphical environment, it would never warrant an entire news item. However, we're talking Windows, the most popular desktop operating system of all time, here. After 17 years of trusty service, Microsoft has removed the Start button from the taskbar in the upcoming Consumer Preview release of Windows 8.
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RE: Misunderstanding
by orestes on Mon 6th Feb 2012 21:18 UTC in reply to "Misunderstanding"
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Even with choice, the market would've standardized down onto one or two major players. Having half a million options sounds fantastic in theory, till you try to make all of it interoperate and get work done smoothly.

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