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Originally Posted by GreenArchon View Post
Yeah... These are nice gadgets. I'm sorry, but I don't see them as anything else, I mean, it's not like you're going to do anything productive with them.

If they get this in Win8, there will be some "classic interface", or they won't sell a single copy in any office or business.
I would assume that if Win8 gets a business edition, companies would be able to setup their own cloud... oh wait we already have VPN.

So there's no use for Win8 in an office right? So then how's MS planning on making big money with this OS? Because i don't picture businesses moving their stuff onto the MS cloud :/

Seems we will have to wait and see what MS has in store for us with this new OS then.

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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Yes and it's still a hassle. Human fingers are too large to do anything too precise on the screens. And yes, I've used quality touch screens, not just the trash ones found in a lot of places.
This +1.

Touchscreens are not very productive at all...
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A lot of marketing drivel.
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I hope the traditional interface that most current OSs have remains roughly the same until we have veeryy functional voice recognition system. At that point, I'm all for abandoning the traditional system, since it's gonna be loads faster doing that than this.
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post #24 of 66
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I hope the traditional interface that most current OSs have remains roughly the same until we have veeryy functional voice recognition system. At that point, I'm all for abandoning the traditional system, since it's gonna be loads faster doing that than this.
we have a dictation app at my workplace that's fairly intuitive.
when the doctors need to use the app, they grab the mic, hit a button on it to start the app, and then it's just voice from there. Needs some "training" though and that can be quite a number of sessions with the application.

problem is, if they learned to touch-type at even a passable clip they could get dictation done faster but I guess at that point it isn't "dictation" anymore. also then we wouldn't have had to allocate $10k+ to the project...
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I know there's more going on than this, but I thought it was kind of funny how she's wearing what look to be Nvidia 3D Vision glasses while playing with real blocks.

Whoa! These blocks are so real! I.. I can actually touch them!



This is an exciting time to live in, seeing technology advance so rapidly.

Edited by Kaldari - 2/26/11 at 2:29pm
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post #26 of 66
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Originally Posted by i_ame_killer_2 View Post
Too many lazy people not wanting to change. The world is changing. Get over it.

You remember how in the beginning you thought that touchscreen was too much of a hassle?
They still are a hassle. For people who actually use their computer for productive things a mouse and keyboard will be(at least for the next 15- 20 years) the go to devices. The only other step after that would be controlling the computer with your mind.

Yea if you creep on Facebook and play toilet games then these gay pads(and other touch devices) are fine.

Don't forget people still have to actually program this stuff on computers, make music on computers, edit videos on computers, edit photos on computers, draw houses on computers(and other cad things), design and program operating systems on computers, design websites on computers, program games on computers, draw and animate cartoons on computers, run servers, etc.
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It's interesting, give it a try. The worst that could happen is everyone will stay on Windows 7 like they did with XP/Vista. In all, no big lose though.
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It's sad to see Microsoft is going the way of Apple to dumb down their interface to appeal to dumb old people who don't know how to use PC's.
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It's sad to see Microsoft is going the way of Apple to dumb down their interface to appeal to dumb old people who don't know how to use PC's.
Be carefull with a statment like that, one day you to might be a "dumb old people".
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Be carefull with a statment like that, one day you to might be a "dumb old people".
I will never get old thanks to nano - flesh
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