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Study says: Windows 8 users rarely touch Metro apps

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    Why on earth I would need to do that? I can click the links to various news stories on one BBC app in the same time you need in guessing which one of those numerous tabs was which news. With 25 tabs open you might be able to recognize BBC logo on those 5 tabs but there's no place for title, so you really need to guess.

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    In fact there are no BBC apps so pointless conversation.
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    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarka Dal View Post
    In fact there are no BBC apps so pointless conversation.


    Nice to finally get some experts here!

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    Keenly waiting for you to share your wisdom and expertise more with us.
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  4. #14


    Don't be an ass. I can't find the apps, no need for hostility!
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    Who's an ass? You cannot find an app ergo you state as a fact that such an app does not exist. No need to check, of course it does not exist if you say so.
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    Don't bother me again!
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  7. #17


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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarka Dal View Post
    Don't bother me again!

    I am really sorry. I understand it was not correct from me to show you were wrong and something you told as a fact is not true.

    Please rest assured I will never again doubt your facts. I learned my lesson.
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  8. #18


    ^^ Too funny.

    ****

    This news kinda reminds me of my boyfriend, actually. Specifically with foods. Before he started dating me, he only liked things like hamburger and hotdog. You know, real American foods. And like a typical American, every time I tried to introduce him to something new, he'd declare before even seeing it that he "wouldn't like it". Then when it is in front of him, he'd use the folk to take a grain size piece and put it in his mouth, make a face, and say "yup, I certainly don't like it".

    After about a year of dating me, he's gotten better. He can now eat things like chicken fried steak.

    I understand that people have preferences, and that is a good thing. But too much "preferences" could easily turn into a disorder.

    As I've stated many times, most people are indifferent about the changes. Why? Because most people are tech illiterate. And being tech illiterate, they will stick with what they know. As far as they could remember, it's always been the desktop that symbolizes the computer. So, it is no wonder that half of them prefer to only stay in the desktop environment. Which is perfectly fine in my book.

    Now, if MS had taken away the desktop then I'd have a problem with that. But seeing how there are millions and millions of desktop apps out there, it is doubtful MS will kill the desktop anytime soon.
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  9. #19


    Quote Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Tarka Dal View Post
    I have an average of 25 pages open on my browser at one time. Having to use 25 apps would be a complete waste of time. I can't see a future where I'd use apps for quite some time yet! I accept others may disagree!
    That's the plan for Windows 8. You have a choice of how you use your system. I use just a few Metro apps but mostly the Desktop. But its all there if I want it.

    Jim
    And yet there are those here who are talking as if the desktop has been taken away for good.
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  10. #20


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    Who are "most people". There are over 7 Billion people in this world so someone has checked over 3.5 Billion people to backup their claims. I don't think so.

    Jim
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