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I thought Blue was supposed to be the Windows version of Office 365?
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http://news.softpedia.com/news/Windows-Blue-to-Bring-Major-Updates-for-Internet-Explorer-Other-Products-327745.shtml
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still a flop
win7 is the new xp and win8 is the vista (despite improvements in certain things)

Except XP was crap at first, and Vista is a good OS apart from the mainstream perception...Win8 is good bar one or two bad decisions MS has made.
    
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8 is more secure and faster then 7. Fact. Its also extremely stable for a new os.
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8 is more secure and faster then 7. Fact. Its also extremely stable for a new os.

More secure by far, faster to the point where you literally cannot tell the difference bar benchmarks and it's not new, it's merely an updated version of 7 which is updated Vista. (NT Kernel 6, 6.1 and 6.2)
    
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The start page is identical in functionality and ability to the old start menu, but instead is not scrunched in a corner of your screen.

Ye exactly why it sux. I dont want to lose visibility of my current active programs just to start a new program.
post #207 of 220
Hmm, so what's the point in buying Windows 8 if they're going to con you all with Windows Blue and a subscription for updates?

Microsoft are really becoming microshaft.
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Windows Blue is supposedly an update system for Windows 8.

There's basically zero official information on it anyway so anything discussed is pure speculation.
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 2/11/13 at 5:32am
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Windows Blue is supposedly an update system for Windows 8.

There's basically zero official information on it anyway so anything discussed is pure speculation.

Microsoft aren't going to release any official information is the rumours are true. That'll scare people off even more.
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If they were scared that a project would scare people off to the point where the mere confirmation that said project actually exists would supposedly ruin their business, they'd never release it due to the fact that they think it will do serious damage to their business.

Which is counter productive.

And without any actual detailed info of what the thing is, how much if anything it would cost, what content would be included etc, there's no way to quantify value.
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