quote: 5) Take another note from mac os, design the UI closer to the GPU and not the processor.
quote: 6) Use direct X as a fall back for everything, GPU companys have started releasing specialized drivers and support. Use them.
quote: 7) Fix the office Ribbon, it's still un-intuitive.
quote: 8) Loose or significantly change the metro tile interface for phones.
quote: What exactly does that mean?
quote: The entire UI is already hardware accelerated
quote: I feel you are confusing unintuitive with unfamiliar.
quote: The Mac os front end was created to be graphic intensive and rendered like a game. In my understanding the entire ui is loaded into the gpu's ram.
quote: I'm speaking of making it telepathic like ios or a hacked android. Not the stuttering mess it is now.
quote: Lastly, if the tile interface works so well then why aren't more people using it?
quote: (Samsung for example) of OEMs showing off Android UIs which are very clearly heavily based on the live tile based model.
quote: but metro is a design language and is more than just widgets. It's about layout, content, fonts, colors, etc.
quote: Also I'm not sure what you're getting at with that link.
quote: It looks like a bunch of random sh*t on the screen to me. No offense, but like Retro is saying, this is probably why Metro offends so many people
quote: There's no apparent organization, or pattern, or style. It's just random sized icons with random colors and random crap on them.