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post #41 of 63
This will be for noobs
Professionals like OCN members will not download from the app store !
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post #42 of 63
I see this as a win-win.
Average Joe will have one place to get all his programs.
Program developer gets more exposure through the store.
Microsoft profits from developers being on the app store.

...Then you have the typical OCN person who quietly goes and disables the feature.
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
I have faith in Microsoft. They've been in the industry for years now, they're not going to sabotage their latest and greatest product.
windows vista ftw
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post #44 of 63
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
OCN is good at overreacting.
We should petition a change in domain name from Overclock.net to Overreact.net.

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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
http://www.overclock.net/software-ne...ight=app+store

This has been known for quite some time. I'm surprised no one knew.
Indeed I remember when it was posted, couldn't find the link.
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post #45 of 63
What's the big deal? The front end for a software installer can't take up more than a minuscule amount of space. For people who are less experienced than the average person who is modding computers (yes the actually exist), this is a great help. If you don't want to use it, then don't.

Why is the Programs and Features functionality built in? Why don't they remove that, we're perfectly experienced to dig around in Program Files and find each application's individual installer. Just because it doesn't affect you doesn't mean it isn't convenient for someone else.

So next time you are talking down a feature that doesn't affect you, you're promoting making an inexperienced person's computer experience worse.
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Your desktop is your laptop is your tablet is your smartphone. This is what Windows 8 will "try" to be. Hopefully they can pull it off to some extent.
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Microsoft copies Apple releases almost religiously it seems
This is so true.

Say what you want about Apple but they have great design and Microsoft has NOT great design.

But I hope they do a better job of copying than usual.
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I'm keeping my Windows 7.
Agreed.
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This isn't a bad thing. The app store will also offer open source/freeware programs. So put your self in the shoes of a program developer trying to get there app off the ground, you could have it out to everyone with a click of a button. Then add customer reviews and ratings to apps and boom, you have awesome in a can. Not to mention the feeling (F time to remember all the apps I had) when you re-install your OS. They will probably have a saved profile/login of your app store so all you need to do is fire it up and everything you had. This has great potential and everyone will have W8 soon enough.

And don't forget, this app store will span, Next Gen Xbox, Windows phone, Tablets, and your home PC. Have an app on one, and you have it on em all sort of thing. They will also proly do a sick home network type of setup, eg. streaming/copying files from any device to another. NOT TO MENTION W8 Enabled TVs!!!! OMG my mind is racing atm
Edited by timma100 - 8/17/11 at 6:34pm
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Agreed.
Me too.
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