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) officially launches Windows 8 at an NYC event (
) that's light on new details. More importantly, a flurry of Windows 8 reviews are out. Like
, David Pogue
isn't a fan
of Microsoft's efforts to fuse two UIs: "TileWorld is fantastic for touch screens ... Desktop Windows is obviously designed for the mouse ... you can’t live exclusively in one world or the other." The Verge has similar concerns, but is
about Win. 8's tablet potential. "Picking up a tablet PC with Windows 8 makes an iPad feel immediately out of date." (
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The person who commented, "When SP1 comes out that will be my cue to give it a try", sounds like someone who should not even be posting comments b/c they are still using XP, Vista or iOS or any of the last three Chrome releases. If he or she was a Windows 7 user, the experience would have been different.
I agree the user experience is going to take some work to get used to. However so was getting used to trying to do work beyond reading emails and viewing media on my iPad.
Oct 25 01:37 PM
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