Linked by snydeq on Tue 4th Jun 2013 01:46 UTC
Windows First looks at Windows 'Blue' have revealed an upgrade composed of cosmetic fixes, suggesting that Microsoft may be blowing its chance to turn the tide on Windows 8 blow back, and make good on its promise to truly 'rethink' Windows 8 with the release of Windows Blue. As a result, InfoWorld has issued an open letter to Microsoft to consider Windows 'Red' -- what InfoWorld is calling a 'serious plan' to fix the flaws of Windows 8, one that could rescue Microsoft's currently flagging promise to deliver a modern computing experience on both PCs and tablets.
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RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510
by Nelson on Tue 4th Jun 2013 15:30 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510"
Nelson
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I think that's a much more reasonable position. Some of these features are a big deal to me, specifically the ability to multitask better from Metro and the new tile sizes on the start screen.

As a developer a lot of the improvements in XAML should make porting WPF or Silverlight apps easier due to better parity between them.

Its a hefty update, and when you couple it with the ton of core app updates I've gotten since Windows 8 RTMd, it makes the totality of what Microsoft has done in a year seem impressive.

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