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If Apple is that paranoid friend that has four deadbolts on his door and a loaded weapon in every room, then Microsoft is the over-sharer who tweets where, when and what he had for lunch -- including both before and after photos (and we're not talking about pictures of a clean plate). Redmond wants you to know about everything it does -- no accomplishment is too minor for a lengthy explanation of the what and why. Take for example, portrait mode. Windows 8 will have one.


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I really cant wait to see these W8 tablets on the market tbh.
    
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I like the rotation lock option. It annoys me when my WP7 decides to change orientations while I'm using it because I hold the phone somewhat flat and parallel to the ground, it doesn't take much for it to want to switch.
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Looks good
 
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I like the rotation lock option. It annoys me when my WP7 decides to change orientations while I'm using it because I hold the phone somewhat flat and parallel to the ground, it doesn't take much for it to want to switch.
agreed. Also, even if lock isn't on, it shouldn't change orientation while im typing.

Sent from my wp7

Ps that article is kinda making me rage. Being open about its design decisions is excellent, and I love hearing the dev team's explanations about the various things going into windows 8. Engadget is ridiculous for playing that out to be a bad thing.
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