Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 14th Apr 2013 18:22 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
Windows You can say what you will about Windows Phone and Windows 8's Metro interface (I refuse to drop that name) - it's inefficient, unpopular, cumbersome, beautiful, ugly, organised, clean, limiting - but there's one thing we can all agree on: it's unique and distinctive. CNet has published a profile of Microsoft's Albert Shum, the man behind Metro, and he highlights what I think is at the very core of Microsoft's problems in mobile right now.
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RE[4]: Comment by porcel
by bassbeast on Tue 16th Apr 2013 09:48 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by porcel"
bassbeast
Member since:
2007-11-11

Jerkface its even better than that if you think about it, the irony is moist and most delicious as he is doin it wrong since the power button doesn't shut down most PCs anymore. The default on my netbook is S3 sleep, on my friend's its hybroid sleep, and I have seen others that hibernate, so just by following his "advice" you would fail to accomplish the task on the majority of laptops out there.

If that isn't the perfect metaphor for Win 8, where even the defenders don't know how to get basic tasks done with the thing? Then i don't know what is...classic.

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RE[5]: Comment by porcel
by ze_jerkface on Wed 17th Apr 2013 00:30 in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by porcel"
ze_jerkface Member since:
2012-06-22

That's logical thinking that is not in service of the empire.

You're doing it wrong.

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