quote: despite Microsoft's insistence that its own internal research showed customers were no longer using the Start Button
quote: In reality advance users just hit the Win key on their keyboard, type what they want and hit enter.
quote: NO major tech site has done a full review of Win8
quote: The OEM "Starter" edition bundled with new PCs is worse than even Vista Basic.
quote: my Start Menu is better organized than the one in Windows 8 because IT HAS FOLDERS
quote: The vocal minority always likes to pound fists, make enough noise to make them seem important, but they are always the minority.
quote: the lack of a start menu makes me less productive with a computer I do a great deal of different tasks on
quote: They look at Screen Shots and goes "BACKGROUND HAS CHANGED COLOR!!!! Can't use anything!"... I wonder what they do when they buy a new car.. then again, maybe that is why we have so many bad drivers on the road.
quote: stupid charms that are sometimes there... or not.
quote: other hidden stuff.
quote: two task bars... the LEFT METRO task list doesn't match the desktop.
quote: two UI
quote: lots of empty space on TIFKAM... no clock, no battery status, no nothing... want to know any info... you need to be on the HOME PAGE or lock page. That is pretty damn stupid.
quote: Yep, unless you are on the START page, you cant see your notifications.
quote: Upon migrating to 8, I just accepted the fact that Metro UI is the new start menu since that is where the where the key dumps me now, and it makes sense. Windows Key -> start typing the first few letters of what I want and it's right there -> back to desktop. I don't understand or can't figure out people's irrational hate for metro.
quote: Most probably with Windows 9 MS will replace everything with Metro, and integrate missing features (just as Win 8.1 already does), which makes it more productive than Win 7 currently is.
quote: IF Microsoft is stupid enough to force that then they are done.
quote: its this stuff that everyone is tired of. Microsoft is not going to "be done" just because the start menu comes back.
quote: Crap, gotta go to the web screen to see it again, then back to
quote: Most probably with Windows 9 MS will replace everything with Metro, and integrate missing features (just as Win 8.1 already does), which makes it more productive than Win 7 currently is. But till then, Windows 8 is a test/beta version and I fully understand that people don't want to spend money to become a free beta tester for a new not fully integrated UI with little to no improvements for the average joe.
quote: Winxp-win7 you can have 60-70 program icons on one desktop. Win 8 you can maybe get 10