Sources: Microsoft , 
quote: I can't believe they're offering this for $40.
quote: There's a reason iPhone's and iPads run iOS, not OSX.
quote: Metro apps run full screen (or side bared).
quote: So where does the scroll not work in the start screen?
quote: Metro apps are supposed to be full screen.
quote: The "windows experience" you "know and love" is a desktop click away. Get the f#ck over it already.
quote: Don't you see how baseless your comments are?
quote: We're talking about the nightmare Windows 8 is on the Desktop computer. So, yeah, way to completely NOT get it here.
quote: Of course if 49.6% of the Windows user base upgraded, most would consider that a highly successful release
quote: These are supposed to be pluses? You and I have very different definitions of "improved". Yuck. I seriously do not like the MS account login.
quote: This is essentially sleep which Windows Vista/7 already do just fine.
quote: The rest are extremely minor tweaks/improvements. There's nothing in that list that's must have in the least or that will make my daily use any easier or better.
quote: I can't believe they're offering this for $40
quote: Windows 8 looks great.
quote: Windows 8 looks great. While it may not at first seem a natural fit for businesses, its brilliant in the mobile space, introducing an ultra-intuitive user interface for mobile devices.
quote: Vista was taken from Server 2003 after the Longhorn project failed. It wasn't a really big step. They added some features for content, and wrapped some security functions around it. That was the major change from Sever 2003. Then they went overboard in the UI.
quote: Microsoft has announced that they will begin depreciating the Desktop, and that Metro is the future for Windows. That's certainly a major change for them, as it obsoletes everything from before. You're forced into dealing with Metro no matter how much you want to remain with the Desktop. It is what it is, like it or not.