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post #41 of 59
M$, congratulations, you made a useless button that all of my keyboards have. Keep going anti-consumer, see how far it gets you.
post #42 of 59
OMG! THIS IS JUST WHAT I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR!!!!! IM GOING TO GO PREORDER IT RIGHT NOW. wheee.gif
-Said no one ever

They cant get anything right lately...... rolleyes.gif
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That is probably the stupidest thing I ever seen.
 
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post #44 of 59
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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post

Because this is overclock.net. most members here don't have logic and reasoning. They just love to hate on the popular thing to hate. Its quite sad and very dissapointing.

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post #45 of 59
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Originally Posted by WhiteCrane View Post

The more of this stuff I see the better switching to Ubuntu looks. Too bad my UEFI mobo won't boot from USB / CD/DVD... at all. ever. in any way.

sounds like an issue with the board because my UP5 boots from usb all day everyday

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Originally Posted by CSCoder4ever View Post

http://www.informationweek.com/hardware/peripherals/microsoft-to-windows-8-haters-try-this-m/240155498

I lol'd

I'm not going to pay $30-$40 for a start button..... on a mouse. rolleyes.gif

its not for you. its for casual users like someone who dosent know much about tech, or the old people or whatever. why cant people understand this?
 
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post #46 of 59
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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post


its not for you. its for casual users like someone who dosent know much about tech, or the old people or whatever. why cant people understand this?

How would this be good for anyone? If anything its just going to confuse people, especially older people who are used to Windows 95 through Windows 7. Confuse them with the new UI and now you have to buy a mouse with a built in "Start Button"?

It seems like MS is actually trying to lose customers.
post #47 of 59
WoW. I wasn't expecting this. I wonder how much they spent developing that mice?
post #48 of 59
Quote:
Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post

sounds like an issue with the board because my UP5 boots from usb all day everyday
its not for you. its for casual users like someone who dosent know much about tech, or the old people or whatever. why cant people understand this?

Except those people are dying off each year. You want a market that is growing not shrinking each year.
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Originally Posted by Bekster View Post

Except those people are dying off each year. You want a market that is growing not shrinking each year.

LOL. i work at a popular computer repair place and i get customers who never knew that they could copy and paste files in different areas. Lots of people dont know about what we know about. Furthermore, the average level of knowledge on OCN does not directly mirror to the general public. Therefore, these same people would not want a Razer mouse or whatever the hell other mouse there is like the Razer mice. They just want something simple, with a simple built in function that does what it needs to do and dosent require a lot of thinking.

This is what the average consumer thinks about: "Wow! a mouse with the start button built right in! That will surely make using Windows 8, a completely new user interface, that much easier"
 
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post #50 of 59
I wonder what would happen if Microsoft announced a new keyboard with the windows 8 logo imprinted on the Super key...
Perhaps that would be a new experience for them as well. biggrin.gif

On a serious note, I, for one, had observations on a couple of people over the respective age of 50 and their first contact with Windows. The first keyboard-monitor association (besides typing, of course), was "What happens if I press this - *hits Win key* - ah, there we go. Now, what exactly is that?"
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