Source: UBS [Office App]
quote: Why would I want to PAY a third party to provide the functionality that Microsoft should never have removed?
quote: But as far as actual usability of the interface, I actually find many things improved in 8.1, especially for accessing things like device manager and task manager. A simple right click on the start button brings up a list of admin tools that used to take several clicks to get to.
quote: How I use Windows 8.1: Click Win Key, type program I want
quote: Windows Key, type "remove", and press enter
quote: What did you really use the start menu for in Windows 7?
quote: What part of clicking start and sifting through the mess
quote: Nothing wrong with unifying the OS's as long as there are different interfaces for the different devices that can be chosen. Desktop or non-touch laptop, leave the option to choose the non touch interface. Phone, tablet or touchscreen laptop, choose you have that option too. Problem solved.
quote: The only incompatibility between the two platforms is that Windows 8.1 PCs can't play Xbox One games, given the specialized gaming graphics hardware required for optimal performance.