Pokki, a Start menu replacement for Windows 8, will be installed on all Lenovo PCs.
We’re excited to announce that the #1 PC maker in the world, Lenovo, will be shipping Pokki on new Windows 8 devices worldwide! In other words, you’ll soon be able to buy a brand new Lenovo laptop or desktop with our full Pokki software suite integrated and ready to use out-of-the-box!
Windows 8 has loads of problems, but the lack of the Start menu is not one of them. The fact that Metro – and more importantly – its applications still suck, however, is.
Clearly we are many that think the lack of a start menu IS one of the problems of Windows 8, Lenovo included.
Now, don’t get me wrong. I do not consider the Windows 7 start menu particular good, but a full screen replacement on my 30″ monitor is totally utterly overkill. It doesn’t help that I personally absolutely loathe the tiles – so incredibly ugly, and their notfication concept reminds me of annoying ads crying for my attention. I will take a start menu over that any time.