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Yea, exactly. If you don't want it. Dont use it. But if you have a touch screen it looks like a great UI. I have a little touchscreen laptop and honestly i find the iPad much easier to use over poking around win7 on the touchscreen. Win8 looks like it will fix that..
What I'm saying is that I am willing to bet that it'll be configured automatically during the installation. So I think that those of us who don't have touch screens won't have to deal with it until we either get a touch screen, or figure out how to switch over without a touch screen.
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looking at the new OS... i think ill stick to windows 7, but then again, if it does seem worthy, ill grab a technet key to find out weather its worth me buying legit. but my only conundrum is these HORRIBLE naming schemes. i mean... windows 8.... wow .. creative windows XP was a name that sounded powerful, windows vista was a name that sounded like a revolution, then windows 7 was like... eh. a break from crapware... then windows 8.... wow... way to ruin it..
    
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What I'm saying is that I am willing to bet that it'll be configured automatically during the installation. So I think that those of us who don't have touch screens won't have to deal with it until we either get a touch screen, or figure out how to switch over without a touch screen.
oh, yea i see what you are saying.

Although im not sure if its in the OP video, but they did say in one of the videos that this UI will be optimized for mouse and keyboard too. Start button on the keyboard brings you home or something like that.
    
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looking at the new OS... i think ill stick to windows 7, but then again, if it does seem worthy, ill grab a technet key to find out weather its worth me buying legit. but my only conundrum is these HORRIBLE naming schemes. i mean... windows 8.... wow .. creative windows XP was a name that sounded powerful, windows vista was a name that sounded like a revolution, then windows 7 was like... eh. a break from crapware... then windows 8.... wow... way to ruin it..
"Windows 8" is a codename right now (or a "working title", if you will).
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post #45 of 62
Just seen the new ipod touch commercial where they describe it as "perfect for watching films "
Damn right!
That's exactly why I don't go to the cinema.

When will IMAX learn?

People don't want 3D images and surround sound.
We want to watch all our movies on 4 inch screens with 1 crappy little speaker, firing out distorted and painfully quiet sound that's slightly out of sync with the screen.
post #46 of 62
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oh, yea i see what you are saying.

Although im not sure if its in the OP video, but they did say in one of the videos that this UI will be optimized for mouse and keyboard too. Start button on the keyboard brings you home or something like that.
I still have a hunch that if this is true, then it may only be true for people who have touch screens.
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"Windows 8" is a codename right now (or a "working title", if you will).
well than *** >.< they couldnt make a really sick name for windows 7? ahh whatever.. microsoft can figure out the names... but seriously.... you dont want numbers in a product name, unless its a chip. or if its the remake of a really uberly pwn thing, like Twin frozer III, and Direct CU II, and DDR 3, cuz DDR was just that much better than ol' RAM BUS
    
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post #48 of 62
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Nope. That's just one of the 2 ways it can look. One way is totally optimized for touch screens, and the other uses the look we are all used to. It will be totally up to us which way it looks (and it'll probably be an option that we can choose during installation as well as after).
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post #49 of 62
If this is the only way it can look, it's great for touch screen devices but I don't want it anywhere near my desktop. I'm sticking with win7 for at least another 4 years until I get a new PC.
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well than *** >.< they couldnt make a really sick name for windows 7? ahh whatever.. microsoft can figure out the names... but seriously.... you dont want numbers in a product name, unless its a chip. or if its the remake of a really uberly pwn thing, like Twin frozer III, and Direct CU II, and DDR 3, cuz DDR was just that much better than ol' RAM BUS
So what would you do if they ended up calling it Windows 8? I mean damn, it's just a name.
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