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A search bar on the task bar? "Hey, you're too stupid to do anything on a computer, so how about you just type what you want to do here"
post #32 of 124
Bing promotion, what else. I hope the EU monopoly police will stomp this Bing integration into oblivion.
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Originally Posted by Imitationcrabme View Post

A search bar on the task bar? "Hey, you're too stupid to do anything on a computer, so how about you just type what you want to do here"

I run my Linux setups with runners which are smarter search widgets that are hotkey accessible and they beat any sad little point and click icon cluttered desktop on speed and multitasking. Of course they aren't filled with useless results or results that never seem to relate to the thing I'm searching for. The one thing that I never could figure out is how MS couldn't make the damn search thing faster and more relevant. Then again I haven't tried using it since Win7 so maybe they have.

And considering the majority of users of Windows of course MS is going to assume they're stupid. We may be better than the average joe on here but we aren't even close to being considered in MS's designs because we don't come close in numbers to the idiots that out number us. If you guys want an OS that caters to you then move to Linux/BSD/OSX or make one of your own OS because MS is a consumer company catering to the masses and it's tiring to hear people expect them to cater to anyone else when that isn't where the money is.
     
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post #34 of 124
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Originally Posted by Strileckifunk View Post

Windows moves away from the standard desktop and web UI and people shout "We hate it!".

Windows moves back to it, with a very clean and flat minimalist UI and people shout "We hate it!"

I'm convinced it's just simply the cool thing to hop on the bandwagon of hate against Microsoft. My own genuine opinion is that it looks very good. Definitely something I would use.

 

It would be helpful if they moved to something that didn't have bad trade offs and missing features. But they moved back to something that worked, so people will complain less.

 

I'm not sure how I feel about the android style taskbar but Microsoft seems to be moving in a good direction.

post #35 of 124
Well I know that I will be slapping a custom theme for it anyways(if I get W10).
Did that with W7 and W8.
If any of you guys still use custom themes I'd like to know. smile.gif
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I see they've chosen to emulate Windows 2.0's UI instead of designing something properly.

Seriously. That takes ugly to a new level. An OS in 2015 on a modern PC should not look flat and 2D like that...


I'm going to wait until the final version to pass judgement, but it looks like my next OS will be SteamOS or Ubuntu. Sorry Windows, it looks like your tenure may be up.
Edited by warr10r - 1/10/15 at 8:53pm
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I can live with the flat look and lack of color but not with the terrible use of space on the task bar or browser. Hopefully the desktop can use tighter spacing.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hyp36rmax View Post

I actually like it's very minimalist approach. I'm sure we may be able to customize the task bar. BUt who knows until it goes gold.
color matches your chosen windows theme
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