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Windows 8: Design over Usability

  1. #11


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    It was aimed at all those who failed to understand the point of the article.

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  2. #12


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray8 View Post
    It was aimed at all those who failed to understand the point of the article.
    The way I read it, the article is wrong, just because that is someone's opinion, and it's written, doesn't mean it's correct.

    I know what the point of the article is, and so do most others, you enlighten us with your version.

    Actually it's not entirely wrong, just a couple of points.
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  3. #13


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    It's clear that anyone that points to what many see as some obvious failures of the Windows 8 interface, as mentioned many times in this forum already, are always wrong (in the eyes of a few). Clearly the world is beginning to realise the shortcomings and are saying as much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray8 View Post
    It's clear that anyone that points to what many see as some obvious failures of the Windows 8 interface, as mentioned many times in this forum already, are always wrong (in the eyes of a few). Clearly the world is beginning to realise the shortcomings and are saying as much.
    Well from what I've seen around the net more people are becoming used to the new way of working and the rubbishing has dropped dramatically. Websites are starting to post positive articles on the new Windows 8 Notebooks and convertibles etc.

    Lets not forget nearly all of Microsofts attempts at something new have been greeted with a wall of derision including XP, and yet some of these things have been world class.
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    From someone who goes on, and on, and on and on, like this: BillWindows's comments on CNET (Excellent Apple predictions on page 368 as well).

    And like this: First iPad Mini shipments pushed to 2 weeks | Apple - CNET News (Really interesting comments and subsequent feedback).

    As one poster put it:

    I don't know why BillWindows continues on his crusade. Every single time he says Apple is going to fail at something, every single time he's wrong, but he continues on. He really does believe he's going to turn the tide against Apple with all his lies, insults and negativity.

    He's on a one-man crusade against Apple and even the CNET writers are getting tired of his schtick. Jason Parker sarcastically mocked him for saying he owns "several" Apple devices the other day.

    No one even believes his lies, but he soldiers on, oblivious to the fact that he has lost.
    You'd think there'd be a slightly different tune when it came to Windows users, but nope, same old, same old.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray8 View Post
    From someone who goes on, and on, and on and on, like this: BillWindows's comments on CNET (Excellent Apple predictions on page 368 as well).

    And like this: First iPad Mini shipments pushed to 2 weeks | Apple - CNET News (Really interesting comments and subsequent feedback).

    As one poster put it:

    I don't know why BillWindows continues on his crusade. Every single time he says Apple is going to fail at something, every single time he's wrong, but he continues on. He really does believe he's going to turn the tide against Apple with all his lies, insults and negativity.

    He's on a one-man crusade against Apple and even the CNET writers are getting tired of his schtick. Jason Parker sarcastically mocked him for saying he owns "several" Apple devices the other day.

    No one even believes his lies, but he soldiers on, oblivious to the fact that he has lost.
    You'd think there'd be a slightly different tune when it came to Windows users, but nope, same old, same old.
    Sorry, busy installing Ubuntu on an old Notebook, dont know who that is, must be another BillWindows. I've got an email from Jason saying he enjoys my stuff, I mean the other BillWindows has.
    I think that BillWindows bought one of the first Minis in the world.
    Oh, and so far I think Ubuntu is better than Mint.

    Sent form Ubuntu 12.10.
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  7. #17


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    Windows 8 has a clean and has a nice design for usability. Most older windows users will use the desktop which works well if you have a good computer speed wise. The clean design allows for evryone to be amazed as for the live tile set up and the windows store polish off windows 8.
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  8. #18


    Quote Originally Posted by BillWindows View Post
    just because that is someone's opinion, and it's written, doesn't mean it's correct.
    How I wish many of the Windows 8 disciples who come across sounding like Redmond can do no wrong and Windows 8 is the salvation of the world, would read that and look in the mirror.

    It used to be that if you needed a heavy duty industrial strength OS with which to do content creation (as opposed to content consumption) work, Windows was your choice. Now it appears that as apps convert to the "Modern", single Window UI it will become a me too, ios wannabe look-alike.

    Just my opinion and that doesn't mean it is correct.
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  9. #19


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    Some people believe one thing and not another. For tho it is an opinionit is not always equal so its not factual. There's always bias aginist something or with something so they leave stuff out. Life I don't pay attention when people say they don't like the design but each design might fit your individual feel and taste.
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