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[IW] Introducing Windows Red: A serious plan to fix Windows 8

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Windows needs a basic reset, not cosmetic changes. That's why InfoWorld has designed the next edition of Windows for Microsoft. We call it Windows Red, a serious modernization of Windows that would move the platform forward and satisfy desktop and tablet users alike -- both at work and at home.

Source: http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/introducing-windows-red-serious-plan-fix-windows-8-219825
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I like most of the ideas. One can only hope MS is looking at this as well. The biggest problem is that they are forcing a single ui for completely different devices with totally different interaction methods.

I would buy windows red.
 
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So is this a real thing or nah? Because if so, I wouldn't mind seeing those changes on Win8. Although if the option to keep metro (or even optimize it) was there, that would be pretty clutch. Just wanna live in a world where I can have the best of both world with this OS.
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Article boils down to "Microsoft should buy stardock and put it in a service pack". I think if (or should I say when) the start menu option is returned to windows, that's all we really need. Nothing else they suggested is very important IMO.
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Excellent article, Red is what Win 8 should have been in the first place.
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Article boils down to "Microsoft should buy stardock and put it in a service pack". I think if (or should I say when) the start menu option is returned to windows, that's all we really need. Nothing else they suggested is very important IMO.

so this smile.gif ......lol @ "I might have tacos tonight" lachen.gif ....also Red vs Blue....somebody's gonna sue somebody's A.S.5 biggrin.gif
    
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Wouldn't they get sued for selling Microsoft's technologies?

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Wouldn't they get sued for selling Microsoft's technologies?

Article is just saying what they wish Microsoft would do.
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Sorry, I just don't see any flaws with W8 that didn't exist in prior versions of Windows, mainly at the OS/Services level.
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Some of the desktop things might be nice. All the metro changes are horrible though. No charms moves all the settings more touches away, and now every app has to implement specific share/search/settings buttons because there's no shared UI? Terrible change.
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