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LOL at the Register being crappy comments. The Reg is one of the few places that tell it like it is!
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post #12 of 168
This is not news. As in, we've heard these reports since last year.

And there isn't a single source in the article?

And the sensationalist title that attempts to suggest the words are straight from Redmond?

"My insiders" say this article is clickbait.
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 1/24/13 at 7:19am
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I have no need to use a touch screen...so I will be left behind...thank god!

I don't wish to have the same interface on my phone as on my computer...thank god!

I have to support this in an office environment and do not wish to use gestures to find settings to troubleshoot...thank god!

yeah, maybe I could see the light someday...when I become a user instead of an su.

I know for a fact that Windows 8 is far superior to both of the former operating systems. My statement comes from the fact that every person I encounter will not take the leap to use Win8 due to the fact that Metro is your default loadout. I won't just give into change for the sake of change. They removed the start menu since they claimed no one used it...with the way I work that is far from the truth.

I especially hated the fact that turning off my PC became a 4 step process.

To get to the power button in the new OS, you must pull out the Charms menu, click the Settings charm, click the Power button and then select Shutdown or Restart.

When launching stuff from the charms menu it is no longer in a window...It runs an app that takes over the entire screen. I find this highly counter productive to troubleshooting. IMO it is no longer windows at this point...since there is no window -_- ya digg?

Re-Rail: Honestly, if Microsoft needs a reason for bad sales. They should look at not releasing a new OS when clearly one was not needed. Try to not strap on hardware as a selling point when we really don't need that right now either. They are not apple so they just can't take that kind of approach.

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I don't understand what is the big deal with the metro UI. I was in best buy at a windows 8 desktop preview station, and all I did was hit windows key + E and it took me to the classic desktop UI in less than 5 seconds. I don't know see what the big deal is.
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They just don't like it.
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I don't understand what is the big deal with the metro UI. I was in best buy at a windows 8 desktop preview station, and all I did was hit windows key + E and it took me to the classic desktop UI in less than 5 seconds. I don't know see what the big deal is.

Because Metro shows up all the damn time and some people don't like it.
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Totaly wouldn't be the fact that some of the most popular software around for win 8, is the software that brings the start menu back...... [sarcasm] No-one EVER uses that at all [/sarcasm]

HAHAHA

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Because Metro shows up all the damn time and some people don't like it.

Different strokes for different folks I guess.
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Here on OCN we have to start screening out what is really not news. Providing a source is the first step, but what if the sources just made it up based on something they read or heard somewhere else? Give this a read.


Honestly, for it to belong in news it should have direct quotes from the source. If it is talking about the new PS or xbox, there had better be some direct quotes from someone that actually works for them.

News has been getting out of hand, it's all just someone writing a bunch of poop with nothing to back it up. Not to mention the incredible bias in most articles towards a certain company or product.

Then we get long discussions of people protecting the company/brand they love for some reason (PS, xbox). In other words...a waste of time.

They did mention inside sources and quoted them. If they wish to leave their sources anonymous for the insider's sources own protection then well I guess that's that.
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Because Metro shows up all the damn time and some people don't like it.
its annoying .... and no one i know likes it. its to immature at this stage to be a viable OS. if you look at Microsofts history it seems like they produce a good OS about every other one. i would expect the next OS to be a rock star.
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Originally Posted by Sylon View Post

Here on OCN we have to start screening out what is really not news. Providing a source is the first step, but what if the sources just made it up based on something they read or heard somewhere else? Give this a read.


Honestly, for it to belong in news it should have direct quotes from the source. If it is talking about the new PS or xbox, there had better be some direct quotes from someone that actually works for them.

News has been getting out of hand, it's all just someone writing a bunch of poop with nothing to back it up. Not to mention the incredible bias in most articles towards a certain company or product.

Then we get long discussions of people protecting the company/brand they love for some reason (PS, xbox). In other words...a waste of time.

^ I agree with this. Moderation and Administration needs to look this over again.


EDIT --- my anonymous source that wishes to remain private says half of you will lose your entire net worth tomorrow! Its true or close to true since my anonymous source is close to the banking industry.

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