Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Jan 2013 23:45 UTC
Games The Verge got to interview Valve's CEO, Gabe Newell, and the priceless quotes are just flying left and right. "We'll come out with our own and we'll sell it to consumers by ourselves. That'll be a Linux box, [and] if you want to install Windows you can. We're not going to make it hard. This is not some locked box by any stretch of the imagination." Others will be making Steambox devices too. Also: "Windows 8 was like this giant sadness. It just hurts everybody in the PC business. [...] When I started using it I was like 'oh my god...' I find [Windows 8] unusable." This last point is something I agree with vehemently. Can't comment on Windows 8 on tablets, but on regular PCs it's a schizophrenic, unusable clusterduck. It got me to switch back to Mac and use KDE (on my laptop). Let that sink in for a while.
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by Wafflez on Wed 9th Jan 2013 09:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment"
Wafflez
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2011-06-26

So this is why Windows 8 is a failure? ;) Only because it's just slightly better than Windows 7?

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by JAlexoid on Wed 9th Jan 2013 10:39 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment"
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2009-05-19

No, because you have to tweak it to be better on non-touchscreen devices. (The first thing I do when I log into Win8 is click "Desktop")

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