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Re: Why Windows 8 = Epic Fail

Postby Sotos » Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:15 am

Why did Microsoft put their failed phone OS on their 23" monitor?


Easy answer: To make it appealing to the average user... those who like something like iOS. But those who write such reviews are power users and thats why they don't like it. I don't know if this is a good move by MS... we will see. I am planning to try out Win 8 on a laptop in a couple of weeks.
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Re: Why Windows 8 = Epic Fail

Postby Get Real! » Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:59 am

I’m thinking of installing Windows 8 on an 80286DX collecting dust.

Radical man! 8)
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Re: Why Windows 8 = Epic Fail

Postby boomerang » Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:26 pm

win 8 is tilted favourably towards the finger pointing monkeys...it does not integrate well with power users...
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Re: Why Windows 8 = Epic Fail

Postby kurupetos » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:00 am

boomerang wrote:win 8 is tilted favourably towards the finger pointing monkeys...it does not integrate well with power users...

The original name for W8 was 'Windows for Turks'. :lol:
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Re: Why Windows 8 = Epic Fail

Postby Get Real! » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:19 am

I just can’t figure out why Windows 8’s desktop has flat 2D icons in this day and age instead of animating 3D!

Knowing that most customers worldwide are just emotional decision makers over eye candy, this would’ve been such a deciding factor in the OSs popularity! :?
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Re: Why Windows 8 = Epic Fail

Postby boomerang » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:41 am

the difference on win8 between the power users and the finger pointing monkeys is the start button...

win8 should have accomodated everyone...

most likely will come back in a form of a service pack...otherwise win7 is here to stay...
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Re: Why Windows 8 = Epic Fail

Postby boomerang » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:43 am

Get Real! wrote:I just can’t figure out why Windows 8’s desktop has flat 2D icons in this day and age instead of animating 3D!

Knowing that most customers worldwide are just emotional decision makers over eye candy, this would’ve been such a deciding factor in the OSs popularity! :?

animations utilize resources...

if you look at win8 requirements, the bare min in hardware, PCs would shit themselves running 3d of anything...especially your 80286... :lol:
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Re: Why Windows 8 = Epic Fail

Postby Get Real! » Sat Dec 01, 2012 1:24 am

boomerang wrote:
Get Real! wrote:I just can’t figure out why Windows 8’s desktop has flat 2D icons in this day and age instead of animating 3D!

Knowing that most customers worldwide are just emotional decision makers over eye candy, this would’ve been such a deciding factor in the OSs popularity! :?

animations utilize resources...

if you look at win8 requirements, the bare min in hardware, PCs would shit themselves running 3d of anything...especially your 80286... :lol:

By today’s standards resources are not an issue.

You obviously forget about “active desktop” from many moons ago (Win98) when you could have all sorts of Internet content on the desktop but was revoked for security reasons.
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