Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 3rd Oct 2012 22:21 UTC
Windows Paul Allen, one of Microsoft's co-founders who left the company long ago, has posted on his blog about his experiences with Windows 8. He (surprise) likes it, but he does note a number of shortcomings and oddities - all of which are spot-on. However, he fails to address the core issue with Windows 8: it's forcing users to drill a small hole in the wall with a belt sander.
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As the Bard says
by franksands on Thu 4th Oct 2012 13:59 UTC
franksands
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2009-08-18

This Thom doth protest too much, methinks.

Seriously. Okay, it's your blog and you're entitled to your opinion and we have had it extensive and comprehensively. The thing is not out yet. Can we stop with the whining and only come back to this topic some 6 months after Win8 is in the field and with proper real life apps? Please?

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RE: As the Bard says
by vault on Fri 5th Oct 2012 14:53 in reply to "As the Bard says"
vault Member since:
2005-09-15

I'm sorry, but I don't care how many "proper real life apps" (I assume you mean Metro programs) it has if I'm forced to run them in full screen on 24" and 30" monitors. It totally destroys my workflow and productivity.

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RE[2]: As the Bard says
by franksands on Fri 5th Oct 2012 19:37 in reply to "RE: As the Bard says"
franksands Member since:
2009-08-18

I think that as time passes, developers will take advantage of the "Metro" screen real state and other features. And if all else fails, you can go to the desktop and be done with it.

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