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post #51 of 61
This is great news. I'm a fan of subtle gradients and shadows, but iOS and OSX look absolutely dreadful.
    
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I thought we all saw this coming with the new exec taking over for the iOS maps fiasco.
 
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Originally Posted by DzillaXx View Post

Personally Metro is vary different then anything I have seen on iOS.
Really it is nothing more then the evolution of that they started with windows phone 7.
MS already had smartphone tech way before apple.
Even windows phone 7 was merely a shell over a improved wince OS. Did a pretty decent job as it was pretty quick on the slow hardware they were using was.


Plus metro as a tablet interface is great, from chime bars to live tiles it makes for one hell of a touch interface.

I have found iOS to be vary dull over the last few years, especially on the tablet side that really offers nothing that a phone couldn't do. Glad to see the changes ahead, hope they do something to make tablets stick out better then just as a big phone.

Oh I totally agree that W8 is a good interface for a tablet or smartphone, but that's where windows should have left it and not force it upon desktop users. I have actually passed on buying some good gaming laptops online because they came preinstalled with Windows 8 and I could not convince them to give me it with a blank HDD and just a driver disk. (I have my own copy of Windows 7) I have tried to use Windows 8 before on a desktop but after 15 minutes I was just frustrated. A good operating system is one where you can intuitively figure out where stuff is but I had to ask a store associate how to use Windows and felt like an idiot.
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post #54 of 61
It looks like windows phone inspired.
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Comically enough, I bet users will embrace it and call it revolutionary where they dogged on WP8.
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I still use iOS 4:p
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post #57 of 61
If this is true, I hope Apple gets sued by Microsoft for gui elements like. I mean, it will happen if the world has any sense of stability to it.
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If this is true, I hope Apple gets sued by Microsoft for gui elements like. I mean, it will happen if the world has any sense of stability to it.

MS doesn't need to sink to Apples level.
Getting sue happy over the look of a icon has never been a MS thing.
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post #59 of 61
I'm all for a minimalistic design, if it's lighter on the hardware to render while still looking decent.
Edited by xeekei - 5/12/13 at 9:29pm
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If this is true, I hope Apple gets sued by Microsoft for gui elements like. I mean, it will happen if the world has any sense of stability to it.

A few months ago I would have agreed with you, but now I just want all of this suing nonsense to stop. At this point I don't care if it's apple, samsung, m$ or some other patent troll.

on topic. Apple's designers are top notch and im sure the os will look just fine. After 7 years it is about time for a redesign.
Edited by HanakoIkezawa - 5/13/13 at 4:45pm
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