Once again, more Windows 8 haters came out to bash Windows 8 as Frank Shaw, VP of Corporate Communications at Microsoft, defended Windows 8 with his “Staying centered” blog post. Personally, I think Windows 8 is refreshing and better than all older Windows versions. How come? The new user interface (desktop environment) is not that hard as how people make it to be. Imagine how much harder it will be for the people who think Windows 8 is hard to use when the future is all about different user interfaces. Imagine what if we have to interact with holographic interface as a way to interact with computer, will people complain how much harder this will be? I know, I somewhat don’t make sense now, but I think as the present speeds up into the future, I think I will make a lot more sense then.
I think Microsoft is doing it right with Windows 8, but since everybody is complaining, Microsoft should make the Windows Live Tile Screen as the secondary screen and not the primary one. Microsoft should make Windows 7 desktop environment as the primary screen for Windows 8. This way, everyone won’t have any complaint about the Windows Live Tile Screen since it’s in the background. When people need the Windows Live Tile Screen, they can hot corner it whenever. Personally, I use Windows 7 desktop environment much more than Windows 8 Live Tile Screen, but I love to have Windows 8 Live Tile Screen for organizing apps and having quick glances as live information from the live tiles.
Overall, I think Windows 8 is so much more robust than all older Windows versions. Under the hood, Windows 8 got so much more features that are way cooler and necessary than all older Windows versions. I don’t think we should disregard the new features Windows 8 brought to us (e.g., file history, ribbon interface, live tile, better security, etc…), because with these new features I have been enjoyed Windows 8 a lot more than the older Windows versions. On another topic, I think Windows 8 Live Tile Screen is perfect for tablets and smartphones.
After thought: I know everyone has different taste when it comes down to using computer, therefore my personal view on Windows 8 should not be dictated as my saying that everyone who hates Windows 8 is wrong. I’m not saying that people who hate Windows 8 are wrong, but I’m just saying that they should give Windows 8 a chance. Furthermore, they should try to learn how to use Windows 8 before they bash Windows 8. Once again, personally, I never have a problem of using Windows 8 interface at all. In fact, I find Windows 8 interface is rather easy. If I can use Windows 8 interface, everyone else too should be able to use Windows 8 interface without any difficulty. It is not that hard really!!!
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- Initial Demand For Windows 8 Outstrips Levels Achieved By Windows 7 (misco.co.uk)
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- Microsoft’s Windows 8 Commercials for Asia Are Awesome (tomshardware.com)
- For Windows 8, Skype gets a full makeover (reviews.cnet.com)
- In response to complaints, Microsoft revamps latest Windows version (oregonlive.com)
- Windows 8 users now getting ‘how-to’ e-mails from Microsoft (reviews.cnet.com)