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Wednesday, Oct 17
2012, 12:00 PM
Walt Mossberg's review of Windows 8 (MSFT) is fairly positive, but also features some...
Walt Mossberg's review of Windows 8 (MSFT) is fairly positive, but also features some qualifiers. Microsoft's new tablet-centric interface (formerly called Metro) "worked very well, very smoothly and holds its own with iPad and Android," says Mossberg, but he adds (echoing the concerns of others) it "risks confusing traditional PC users, who will be jumping back and forth between two ways of doing things." He's also a fan of Win. 8's multi-touch gestures and Charms control strip. (more)