We Can’t Wait for Windows 8 (…and News You Can Use)

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13 Responses to We Can’t Wait for Windows 8 (…and News You Can Use)

  1. TVperson1 says:

    I haven’t needed computer lessons since 1993.

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  3. Adeikov says:

    Get lessons.

  4. TVperson1 says:

    This is a great opportunity for Apple to make billions from selling a retail version of Mac OS.

  5. TVperson1 says:

    Windows 8 makes me want to shoot myself and if I’m forced to use it I WILL shoot myself.

  6. TVperson1 says:

    By shot in the arm, do you mean shot in the foot? Windows 8 sucks. What can you do when the one OS you use all the time has turned into shit?

  7. omma911 says:

    I just can’t imagine a metro version of Photoshop or Maya. Classic desktop will be around for a little while longer.

  8. i103772 says:

    i hate this guys guts…i dunno why

  9. bierce21 says:

    and that is why we use linux hell id use bsd before id use windows 8

  10. LOTRzagorath says:

    They *haven’t* dropped support for legacy Windows programmes. Only Windows RT loses that support, Windows 8 on x86-based processors will still be able to run everything Windows 7 can, in addition to the Metro-style apps.

  11. Brenton Klassen says:

    Chris, I agree with you on every point about Windows 8 except for dropping legacy support for traditional Windows programs. Do you know how many businesses depend on traditional desktop applications? The Windows operating system powers so many businesses around the globe that there is no possible way that Microsoft will be able to drop support of these programs anytime soon. Sure, you and I may not need the desktop, but businesses do, and Microsoft needs businesses. :)

  12. Erick Sitter says:

    Faster boot times, faster reboot times, better performance, REFS, metro… sure I hate metro but frick, windows 8 DOES run better than windows 7.

  13. oerthling says:

    Why would regular uers update to W8? I believe it will be another Vista for MS. People are satisfied with W7 (like they were with XP) and have no real reason to switch to a totally unfamiliar new version. And on the mobile front IOS and Android are well established and far ahead in everything. Touch on a desktop screen is mostly useles and cleaning fingerprints all the time is no fun. That will be a total fail. MS is in trouble and W8 won’t be the solution. It will accelerate the problem.

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