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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
Uh. Huh. Like how adjustable the UI is in W7? To get something different you'd likely need an entirely different shell.
To some degree, not a major one (without a new shell like a few win xp versions) - if this is a stapled feature then its a no no! but I have a feeling this will be like a few things in 7 where you can just turn it off completly.
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people dont read entire articles or watch whole vids.

this os will support keyboards and mice. i think it is rather impressive actually.
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I like. Well done keep balance all around. Can't wait to try on tablet and Pc
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Originally Posted by ALiShaikh View Post
Can't wait! Looks pretty sweet for touchscreen users. Legacy support with old UI still being there is great too. Good job all around
Yeah it looks like it will be nice for touchscreens, but I don't expect to have a touchscreen desktop by this time next year,so... I guess I won't really care much about getting windows 8 til I upgrade my hardware first.
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As long as it's optional only.
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post #67 of 239
That really looked horrible....I think wp7 has one of the worst UI ever....
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I don't like it. Hopefully that is for tablets or at least an option to have it more traditional.
Video makes it look much better. Still has a desktop and that's just a start screen.
Edited by KingGreasy - 6/1/11 at 7:03pm
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To me this looks like some sort of media center functionality on top of Windows 7. I'll have to see more of it first, but I think I'd use those new features only very sporadically.
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this actually looks revolutionary (I'm loath to use this word but i think it applies) but i'm not sure it's for me.

It looks like windows 7 with some very powerful web integration software, if you catch my drift. I'm not sure I need or even want these extra social web apps. This looks like a god send for those social butterflies though.

Also, when apple does the same thing, are we allowed to point fingers?
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