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Metro IE Vs. Desktop IE

  1. #1


    USA
    Posts : 99
    Windows 8.1 with Bing

    Metro IE Vs. Desktop IE


    which do you think is better? which is more productive? please tell me.

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  2. #2


    Southern California
    Posts : 788
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64


    I think they're both just as productive, but certainly the app takes a lot of getting used to. I've always been used the normal IE, so I haven't moved over. But I think of them as the exact same, especially if you know the keyboard shortcuts to quickly move to different tabs.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 1,127
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    I prefer Metro IE because of the touch, the ease of sharing pages, and the Read mode.

    But sometimes you need the desktop IE because it's more compatible. But I use Firefox when I use a desktop browser because of the available plugins (though touch is terrible with FF).
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