Re: Microsoft rocks BUILD with Windows 8

Discussion in 'DIY PC' started by Flasherly, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. Flasherly

    Flasherly Guest

    On Sep 18, 3:02 pm, "geoff" <> wrote:
    > Ufffffff, note the last sentence:
    > '. . . he [leo laporte] believes that the computer as we have known it is
    > likely dead.'
    >
    > http://techguylabs.com/radio/ShowNotes/Show805
    >
    > Microsoft announced Windows 8 at their BUILD conference and over a half
    > million people have downloaded the free developers preview so far. Windows 8
    > is re-imagined to incorporate tablet functions. It’s faster than Windows 7,
    > looks a lot like Windows Phone 7 interface. It’s a bold, brave move by
    > Microsoft and Leo says that designers had to rethink what an operating
    > system is and are finally realizing that people want to use hardware
    > intuitively.
    >
    > But Leo also is frustrated because he says that it feels like Microsoft is
    > trying to put a tablet experience on a desktop. Still, he also believes that
    > the computer as we have known it is likely dead.


    Reminds me of an old unix joke

    a guy with windows compares his platform to a sleekly accessorized car
    model

    whereupon the unix guy replies he doesn't drive
     
    Flasherly, Sep 20, 2011
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