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Windows 8.1 Update: Will It Charm Desktop Users?
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SachinEE
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SachinEE,
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2/22/2014 | 6:26:41 AM
Re: Windows 8.1 Update: Will It Charm Desktop Users?
@ Gary_EL, that may be one of the solutions if users are so resistant to change. Personally, I have used booth Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 on non-touch displays and found no difficulty whatsoever in doing anything. But yes they can be more convenient and useful on touch screens which are way too costly right now.
SachinEE
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SachinEE,
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2/21/2014 | 6:24:38 AM
Re : Windows 8.1 Update: Will It Charm Desktop Users?
It is really surprising to see this boot to smart screen or desktop issue come to surface yet again after quite a bit of time since Windows 8 has been released. One thing which comes to light, however, is that we users act like dumbs most of the times. It is really surprising how users can resist new interfaces in this ever advancing technology era.
Drew Conry-Murray
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2/4/2014 | 9:56:40 AM
Re: Discounted Touch Screens
I'm one of Microsoft's problems. I still use a laptop for 99% of my work, and I don't want to see the interface change. I understand the company needs to have multiple interfaces to accomodate tablets, but I'm goinng to whine the whole way there.
Gary_EL
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Gary_EL,
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2/3/2014 | 2:27:29 PM
Discounted Touch Screens
Probably the only way Microsoft can incentivise people to use Window 8.1 is to sell highly discounted touch screen monitors with windows 8.1 systems. Even curmudgeons such as myself will, undoubtedly, fall in love with the new way of doing things, and start to wonder how I ever did without it. Until then, no sale.


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