Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Oct 2013 10:16 UTC
Windows

Manual window management is awful. Windows 8 ditched windows in favor of fullscreen apps. Traditional desktop window paradigms are powerful but obsolete.

Windows 9 unifies previous contrasting paradigms, taking design cues from all platforms and recent innovations.

Just an unofficial design concept, but damn, this is sexy. This is exactly what Windows needs - a combination of the old and new, leading to something seemingly far more usable than the monstrosity that is Metro in Windows 8.

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jgfenix
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2006-05-25

Sometimes I use 3 windows. Two browsers and 1 word procesor, 1 word processor and 2 spreadsheet. That is useful for those of us that use the computer for more than Facebook.

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ssokolow Member since:
2010-01-21

Sometimes I use 3 windows. Two browsers and 1 word procesor, 1 word processor and 2 spreadsheet. That is useful for those of us that use the computer for more than Facebook.


*nod* I'm actually looking into options to reroute my Mini-ATX's motherboard's SATA lines for similar reasons. (Currently, my SATA cluster is at the end of the PCI-E 16x slot and I want to replace my GeForce GT430 with something that can drive a third 1280x1024 monitor.)

(I think I can do it with two left-angle SATA cables, one "side-angle" cable, and the acknowledgement that I'll only have 5 usable mobo SATA ports)

It's just easier to juggle lots of apps when you can glance back and forth without having to keep hitting some kind of focus-switch key.

Edited 2013-10-03 01:38 UTC

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