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Leaked Build Shows Further iPad-ification Of Windows 8

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    Leaked Build Shows Further iPad-ification Of Windows 8


    Reaction to Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS have been decidedly mixed. The move towards a single OS for both PCs and mobile devices has angered developers and end users alike: worried developers fear that their years of .Net and Silverlight mastery may fall to the wayside as Microsoft shifts focus to standards like CSS and HTML5, and hardcore PC owners hate the idea of iPad-ifying the desktop environment. The latest build of Windows 8 has leaked onto the Net and should only stoke the mixed usage-hating fires.....
    Read more at: Maximum PC | Leaked Build Shows Further iPad-ification Of Windows 8

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    It's always good to have options, if you want SMS, then you have it, if you don't then you don't need to use it.

    I see a lot of hysterical comments on other sites, Win8 can look like a standard desktop version and/or tablet version.
    A different UI for your needs and preferences.

    It's all good.
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    I think that giving us a touch screen friendly option is awesome so long as it is just that an option. Anyone on a standard monitor is going to want icons and a taskbar like it is now. But if I had a touch screen monitor I would love to use a tiled desktop that is easier to sift through and use with touch.
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Leaked Build Shows Further iPad-ification Of Windows 8

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