quote: I still haven't had anyone explain to me why it's a "huge negative change".
quote: A list is a more logical display of information than a set of tiles.
quote: It also takes up more space so the information density is lower.
quote: Why not give customers the option to choose classic mode like all previous versions allowed?
quote: It's very likely that we'll have tablet hybrids displacing notebooks/desktops for 90% of the market, with docks and monitors for desktop use, and a few years later I can see PadFone type devices where smartphones become the only computing device. What else are we going to do with ever increasing mobile computing power? All things considered, I think MS has chosen a pretty optimal solution to the disruptive impact of mobile technology.
quote: Significantly more clicks
quote: more mouse travel
quote: unintuitive gestures for mouse
quote: Why one app per screen?
quote: And I don't see huge movement towards touch screens on PCs from manufacturers.
quote: When half of your customers want pickup trucks and half of your customers want motorcycles, you design a pickup truck and a motorcycle. You do not design a giant motorcycle with a bed on the back.
quote: The majority of people do not like like Windows 8. It's not just me, it's many people.
quote: That's typical of half-assed baboons who talk shit without having actually used the product. Once you use Windows 8 for a prolongued period of time, it justs works.
quote: Huh? High end workstations run UNIX, or Linux, and are used for CAD, 3D modelling, Semiconductor design, engineering, etc. Windows is for mass-market commodity desktops, i.e. the lowest common denominator, for dull gray office workers who write spreadsheets all day. Outside of that crowd, the video game kiddies at home are the only other market for Windows peecee's.
quote: The whole market didn’t come back to growth after the Windows 8 launch, that’s a simple way to judge if it is successful or not.
quote: Maybe, just maybe, the obvious answer of market saturation and tablets displacing PC sales is the overwheling reason for sales decline instead of Win8?