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Kill it with FIRE!!!


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I'm really just not a fan of tiles. Looks like I won't be getting Win 8.
    
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To the guy telling us we are misinformed: If you read the OP post, the developer is bringing the tiles to WINDOWS 7. Now tell me, have you seen any tablets that are mainstream using windows 7?

/useless rant.
post #24 of 50
^ I'm confused. I am ranting about the fact that everyone is so stu.... 'ill informed' to think that windows 8 will look like that on desktops.

I'm not talking about the UI itself or the OP.

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Now tell me, have you seen any tablets that are mainstream using windows 7?
This sentence actually completely proves one of my points.
They made the tiles FOR TABLETS because it makes tablets alot more useable, as windows7 is indeed NOT very user friendly as they'd liked. That's why they are giving Windows 8 an (optional even) Tile UI, which is more userfriendly for tablets. Seeing they chose the tiles again, I'm certain it's because windows7 for phones did it's job well.
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As I sad before. I'll eat my hat if that UI comes standard preinstalled on any keyboard-mouse PC (no touch).

What if we made a deal.
I'll eat my hat if it happens.

and if it doesn't, all those morronic ranting blind folks who call themselves tech enthousiasts, will donate 2 dollars on my paypal account. I'll be rich.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by llama16 View Post
As I sad before. I'll eat my hat if that UI comes standard preinstalled on any keyboard-mouse PC (no touch).

What if we made a deal.
I'll eat my hat if it happens.

and if it doesn't, all those morronic ranting blind folks who call themselves tech enthousiasts, will donate 2 dollars on my paypal account. I'll be rich.
The Tile UI will be a theme or option you can select, no different than choosing Aero vs Basic Windows Vista/7 themes. By default it will NOT show up on a non-touch computer. This fearmongering in this thread is massively ill-informed. Desktop Windows 8 machines will not be affected by this change at all - it is meant for Windows 8 tablets and hybrid tablet/laptops - but users will always have the option to turn it on if they so desire.

Still, it is very useful depending on what you are looking for. The major objective of the WP7 Metro UI was to provide icons and dynamic, always updating widgets in the same spot. If you've used any Rainmeter theme, you realize you have an always active one stop shop for any information you are monitoring, whether it be # of Google Voice texts, # of emails, current weather/5 day forecast, news feeds of your choosing, bandwidth in/out, system temperatures, etc. These widgets are drastically improved versions of Vista/7's terrible desktop widgets. I can't wait to see Rainmeter's Omnimo theme, again based off WP7's Metro UI, as native to the OS.
post #27 of 50
yeesh.
i'll pass.

besides, i think this version of windows 8 is intended for netbooks/tablets. microsoft would have to be insane to do that for desktops and laptops.
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Originally Posted by last_exile View Post
I think this looks better. Still the same concept, with tiles, just a little better. my desktop btw.

fellow rainmeter users FTW!
we got it first and it looks better

Edited by Enfluenza - 6/12/11 at 11:01am
    
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If Windows 8 is like this I'm going to be sticking with Windows 7. No thanks!
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Someone needs an ssd..... lol

Anyway.. that looks really dumb. Nobody is going to use that permanently. It's like giant shortcuts... no thanks..
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Pretty neat, I won't use it, nor will I use it on Windows 8 when I buy that, but it's pretty cool.
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