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Windows 8: Does Metro actually work?

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    Windows 8: Does Metro actually work?


    By Mary Jo Foley | May 17, 2012, 6:00am PDT

    Summary: Using Microsoft’s Metro technology in Windows 8 is like going to a flashy restaurant where your plate is delivered with a tiny morsel of food in the middle, but the rest of the plate is unused, says one tester.

    Introduced by Microsoft as a key element of Microsoft Windows Phone strategy, Metro is now being positioned as the aesthetic standard just shy of an absolute requirement for Windows Phone and tablet-optimized apps for Windows 8 and Windows RT.

    What no one’s asking, though, is this: “does Metro actually work?”
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    Windows 8: Does Metro actually work? | ZDNet

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    Yes, exactly - nicely written. too

    Using Metro is like having to put your keyboard an mouse in a drawer every time you’re not directly using the computer. It’s constant “go and get this” and “go and get that”.
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Windows 8: Does Metro actually work?
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