Windows 8 Thread, Microsoft reveals Windows 8 & Surface RT Product Lifecycles in Technical; Originally Posted by VeryPC_Tom_M
Here's my thoughts...
I currently use Windows 8 at work and have used it at home ...
17th December 2012, 03:58 PM #31
Very good point, my Win8 laptop is exactly the same, the Metro (TIFKAM ) apps are still really poor imo. Slightly bemused that MS didn't build Office 2013 to be more Start Screen friendly considering the Windows 8 \ tiles look has been in their mindset for quite a while now. It's not as if Office 2013 is a radical departure from 2010 either, which seems to suggest development silos within the company not all pulling in the same direction... not good...
Originally Posted by VeryPC_Tom_M
I think the sensible route seems to be a Win 7 \ Win 8 mix at the moment... 7 for the desktops where we all know where the little niggles are and how to sort them then 8 for tablets where the use of touch can be harnessed. By the time users are asking for 8 on the desktops it should have a Service Pack \ update bundle behind it and hopefully MS will sort out some of the glaring errors they've made around Enterprise management and deployment (yes Metro apps I mean you!)
Last edited by gshaw; 17th December 2012 at 04:00 PM.
17th December 2012, 04:02 PM #32
Don't get me started on SHOUTY office!
Originally Posted by gshaw
17th December 2012, 10:16 PM #33
Time will tell, but it is my own professional opinion. I'm not a robot from the future like some would believe lol
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