quote: Windows 8 is BETTER than Win7 on desktops
quote: significant speed improvements are worth having?
quote: I'm yet to hear a compelling argument for it not being a MASSIVE improvement on the positivly antique start menu
quote: i find it worse in multi screen use
quote: i find that i cant right click on a folder anymore and hit 'r' to bring up properties.
quote: i can't click file and hit n to create a new folder anymore.
quote: by althaz on July 4, 2013 at 12:01 AMMetro is an optional extra with Win8. If you don't like Metro apps, don't use them (I don't).
quote: by althaz on July 3, 2013 at 8:23 PMWindows 8 is BETTER than Win7 on desktops, especially for multi-screen users.
quote: - The Start screen is full screen, and no way to turn it off - The Start screen icons are far too large to fit enough apps - The Start screen takes your focus away from your other windows, kind of killing the whole point of the once aptly named "WINDOWS" - The Start screen cant embed folders , it can only do one shortcut at a time.
quote: What? It totally interrupts my workflow. I am on the screen, need to start a new app, and now I am on a totally different fullscreen menu- totally interrupting my workflow.
quote: Windows 8 is the world's 2nd fastest selling OS ever
quote: And is currently the third most popular.
quote: 1. "Flat" Metro UI Microsoft's greatest ever success in design, widely praised, lauded and copied (very heavily by Google and Apple in particular).
quote: Seriously, hate all you want, but don't just make shit up, lol.
quote: It's too slippery without some sort of case and the only ones available are freaking huge and ugly.
quote: Having to sign into a Microsoft account to get apps to work is stupid, the store I understand but apps?
quote: The app store is absolutely pathetic.
quote: Browsing is awkward.
quote: No status panel for battery, WiFi etc?
quote: Things are there if you dig but I'm finding I'm having to do more (swiping) to do same with other tablets.
quote: Do you want a constant status bar to waste space on the screen or something? Otherwise you see it when you access the charms bar.
quote: Some reports suggested Mr. Mattrick was fired for making comments about digital rights management (DRM) and the Xbox One.
quote: Microsoft's CIO Tony Scott also recently bailed, prior to the upcoming shakeup.