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post #11 of 124
That looks amazing. Looking forward to windows 10, whether or not I get it as a free upgrade from Windows 8.

Big windows 8 fan as well.
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Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle View Post

Oh god. I mean, I like it, but I can already see the "OMG JUST GIVE US WINDOWS 7 AGAIN" crap that's about to fly.
That'd sell like hotcakes lodged in an unreleased Harry Potter book centered on Hermione's bicurious phase.

Personally, as one of those BREENG BERK WHEEN SEVERN types, I don't really see much there to get upset about. The browser is more hideous than a troll but FF went through that phase and I now use a theme modifier to fix fugly tabs and I wouldn't use MS's browser anyways.

Edit: search bar is a hell naw forget that Bing nonsense. Also they've taken a design approach to cut everything away. I like to be able to easily differentiate between things. I don't want my menu icons to be indistinguishable from each other or so close I'm misclicking because I'm not analyzing each one.

Minimalism is a valid approach but some handle it better than others. If the discreteness of objects isn't going to be physically marked it could be done with space. IE the touchscreen buttons on the bottom of Android phones. If you click on the button the radius of clicks for each will show, further more, each button is made distinct by distance between the three buttons.
Edited by iSlayer - 1/10/15 at 3:56pm
 
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Well If the taskbar and windows can be clear like a glass would be perfect or some electric blue
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I think Notification Area needs major work. Have better guidelines for app developers.
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The aesthetics can be changed. The way the start menu looks and the way metro apps act like regular desktop apps will win Windows 7 truthers over..especially the better graphics performance and DX12.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post

The aesthetics can be changed. The way the start menu looks and the way metro apps act like regular desktop apps will win Windows 7 truthers over..especially the better graphics performance and DX12.

Most Windows 7 users like myself want under the hood improvements.
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post #17 of 124
Not a fan of the search bar on the taskbar. It makes it look extremely cluttery. If this is real then I sure hope you can just use the Windows 8 style taskbar and Start Menu. I prefer that over the old Start Menu and what is shown here.
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post #18 of 124
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Most Windows 7 users like myself want under the hood improvements.

That was done in 8/8.1, and will continue into 10.
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Am I the only one who noticed the browser UI looks like Chrome?


Opera, Firefox and now IE... Everyone's using the same UI now!
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The aesthetics don't really do it for me, but they don't really bother me either. I'm much more interested in what kind of performance gains it will bring under the hood.
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