Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Jul 2013 15:03 UTC
Windows I have a Surface RT tablet. I bought it because I'm a Windows Phone user, and despite its major flaws, I still hate WP much less than I hate its competitors. As such, it made sense to me that I would like the Surface RT as well - I mean, my favourite UI on a tablet? Count me in! It should come as no surprise by now that Windows RT was a major disappointment, so now that the Windows 8.1 preview is here, did Microsoft address any of the major problems?
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Metro Apps Suck
by David on Thu 11th Jul 2013 03:08 UTC
David
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1997-10-01

I am an occasional Windows 8 user, with most of my time spent in the "old-style" desktop mode. Every time I try to use a Metro app, I'm newly shocked at how shoddy the whole experience is. Skype, for example, isn't even usable. And when I try to do something simple like open an image it konks me over the head with this fullscreen monstrosity of a UX. Ugh!

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RE: Metro Apps Suck
by Nelson on Thu 11th Jul 2013 11:20 in reply to "Metro Apps Suck"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

This is an article about 8.1, have you used it?

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RE[2]: Metro Apps Suck
by David on Thu 11th Jul 2013 17:38 in reply to "RE: Metro Apps Suck"
David Member since:
1997-10-01

I just installed 8.1 and the overall usability is a little better, but the Metro applications don't seem to be any better.

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