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Am I the only one here who actually liked the design?
post #102 of 239
looks good for tablets and all in one touch PCs.
it also looks good as an OPTION for regular mouse/keyboard users. if its used as a optional feature for the desktop PC, than thats just great
if its mandatory, i will rage and stick with windows 7.
    
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Apps aren't free people! God wouldn't that suck, LOL
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Soo... I'm not too impressed by this, but I can see the benefits of having it optimized for touch screens. I don't even want to think about the price of a good 24" touch screen right now.
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I'm all for technological progression and software evolution. But that's some bullshnit. If this is a direct replacement for Windows 7, I'll be sticking with Windows 7 for a good while.
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I actually think it is rather awesome. I'd eventually like to have something touch screen, though not my main screen... maybe a touch screen keyboard/mouse style thing to use my computer with that also displayed what the computer had going? I also like that it still has the Windows 7 styled core running in the background as was evident when he was firing up the newest version of office.

For all those saying there's not enough touch screen computers to warrant such changes... if they don't start implementing cool things to do with your operating system, using a touch screen, no one will ever want to get one. Got to create a great platform for them to use to warrant spending the money. If you couldn't display a resolution above 1024x768 yet you wouldn't go for a 1080p monitor in the off chance they go that high eventually. You'd instead have video cards capable of 1080p, which would warrant you upgrading to that monitor.

Also, I would absolutely love a tablet running this.
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post #107 of 239
Yuck. I like Windows 7, but not this. Don't get me wrong, the graphics look nice... but it's not what I want in a desktop computer.
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Originally Posted by consume View Post
I wish i did. Anyway, time and time again a lot of you on this forum just prove that you're afraid of new things (or have battlefield syndrome where you jump to the next ea thing like its chocolate). I think its better to have the wait and see attitude instead of the kill it and ask questions later" one.

I can't wait for this ^_^. It's a refresh of windows and it looks just like wp7, which is equally awesome.


And btw, if you dont like the overlay....just turn it off..derp
LOL! When are they going to stop recycling ideas and calling them new?! Its way to soon for a remix. Please microsoft let windows be an os and leave it alone for a couple more years! File transfer is a pain!
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post #109 of 239
You guys honestly think that isn't a feature specifically designed for smart phones? Did you watch the video? He switched right over to the normal interface when working with MS Word.
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