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Windows 8 Beats The Mac, Appsolutely
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sergioxii
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5/27/2013 | 5:55:38 PM
re: Windows 8 Beats The Mac, Appsolutely
I'm Microsoft user since 1991. When I tried Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 I've made decision to move on MAC OS X. As for server I moved to Linux in 2009. But but now it is time for desktop. Windows 7 was not so bad, but recently, I've realized the pricing om Apple especially for server side is absolutely another world. So Windows 8 is useless monster for touchscreen loosers (sorry, content consumers), I tried all possible "StartButtonBack" options and 3rd party software and found that this is a cosmetic change and windows 8 interface fundamentally different from what it was before. So this article sounds kind humiliation for logical way of thinking. Desktop workstation has nothing to do with touchscreen concept.
Christopher Quinn
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5/7/2013 | 12:51:38 AM
re: Windows 8 Beats The Mac, Appsolutely
People are using their feet to vote on windows 8 and the sales figures tell the story. And who would want a touch screen PC. I want to rest my arms not have them constantly up at a screen. This OS is best kept for mobile hardware and not for the PC.
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1/28/2013 | 9:54:19 PM
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Respectfully disagree that the bulk of work gets done in desktops. IG«÷m seeing more work moving to the iPad and other tablet devices. These devices support the notion (IT mission?) of G«£Information when you need it, where you need it, in the format you need it.G«• Imagine the facilities engineer with an iPad in a manufacturing facility. He comes across equipment that needs repair. He uses his iPad to take a picture of it and then creates a repair order on the spot. IG«÷m also seeing more and more people take their iPads to meetings to take notes and leaving their laptops in the office. Sophisticated applications may require a laptop but sometimes portability is all you need. Windows 8 does both.
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1/25/2013 | 12:40:01 AM
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i think a very real reason for apple to draw the line is to prevent mobile and desktop sales from cannibalising each other. Its already happening for iPad and laptops
George Leon
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11/15/2012 | 6:03:37 PM
re: Windows 8 Beats The Mac, Appsolutely
Apple has icons, not widgets. Widgets give you useful information without having to open or click anything.
George Leon
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11/15/2012 | 6:02:15 PM
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Yeah, I know, that big Live Tile that says DESKTOP is so confusing. smh...
It is pretty obvious who has used 8 or RT & who is regurgitating the crap they read on their favorite Mac Fan Blog.
jmenard-cc
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10/22/2012 | 8:44:07 PM
re: Windows 8 Beats The Mac, Appsolutely
Those XP users will eventually have to transition when their computers are no longer up to snuff
MRODGERS000
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10/22/2012 | 12:34:09 PM
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I do not like Apple or their operating system but I will not embrace Windows 8. I don't need a flashy phone interface for my computers. I think you media types will be the only overjoyed persons to use this interface. I like Windows 7 and plan to use it for a long time. Windows 8 does not seem to be an operating system for the silent majority,
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10/21/2012 | 6:19:27 AM
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This is so wrong. Small devices sacrifice "chrome" due to the limited space. I don't want to run 1 application on a large monitor. I have widgets along the sides that tell me information; I have terminal windows that display status updates; I might be doing several things at once. I don't need to do that on a phone... I do need to do that on my desktop computer. Remember back in the '80s when computers only did 1 thing full screen? We've moved on from there. Metro Win8 is a throwback to the '80s (plus touchiness).
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10/20/2012 | 11:43:21 PM
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Microsoft is swinging for the fences. After letting their brand fall on hard times, they are trying to catch up in one shot. I don't really care what M$ does, I use W7 sometimes, but it isn't nearly as comfortable to use as OS X. Apple will push forward, but it will be deliberate, and measured, not a rushed one size fits all approach. Mountain Lion and iOS 6 are nice partners. Partners, not OS in miscegenation like W8. I'll take my Mac any day.
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