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User interface guru: With Windows 8, Microsoft throws users "under the

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    User interface guru: With Windows 8, Microsoft throws users "under the


    User interface guru: With Windows 8, Microsoft throws users "under the bus"

    Plenty of people have complained about Windows 8's interface, which is targeted more at tablets than traditional PCs. And now well-known interface guru Jakob Nielsen has charged that users of traditional PCs are "essentially being thrown under the bus" by Microsoft with the new design.
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    What I still don't fully get is how Windows 8 can be said works best with touch (I don't dispute that) but doesn't work with a mouse. To me, touch is like flying a helicopter or some small craft, and mouse is like driving a car. You can get to point A to B faster by flying, but in car, you can still get there just as well.
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    Microsoft throws users "under the bus"

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    And I'm sure Mr. Neilson sat down his test subjects and gave them a quick run down on how Windows 8 works before letting them loose and soliciting feedback? I'd guess not.
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