Sources: The Seattle Times, CNET
quote: Win 7 is the better platform for the typical keyboard-and-mouse interface, particularly if you need to use your system to do any heavy content creation. Win 8 is for touch interfaces and content consumption.
quote: 1. It takes an extra click to get into desktop mode (or registry hack to disable Metro).2. No 'Start' menu in the desktop mode (without registry hack).3. No 'Aero' theme in desktop mode, no rounded windows either.