quote: Since when did MS catered to those people though? Look if you want something pretty and flashing and easy enough for a 4 year old to use, Apple is down the hall.
quote: It's more than that and you know it.This is unlike any Windows OS before it, because Metro is there, and the desktop is still there.
quote: Microsoft has always catered to them. Remember, when the Windows GUI was slocked on top of MS-DOS many power users felt it was a huge step backwards and emulation of Apple's 1984 MS-DOS. Similar arguments were made back then -- Microsoft was turning its back on its true fans, while trying to copy Apple's mass market appeal.
quote: I guarantee you, no matter how much you villainize Windows 8, it will be more flexible/customizable than the rigid confines of OS X.
quote: But that's what critics like yourself aren't understanding.
quote: There should be a completely seamless interaction between Metro and the Desktop, across the board
quote: I see no reason why Metro and Desktop apps, for the PC version of Windows 8, be incompatible with each other
quote: throwing the PC and mobile OS together in a big jumbled mess
quote: And the older desktop apps are not touch friendly legacy mouse/kbd software straight from your beloved era of 1990s :P
quote: It's an absurd waste of screen real estate
quote: Forcing this environment onto the Desktop PC