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Windows 8 Box-Art Revealed

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Aug 7, 2012.

  1. Mindweaver

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    I agree, the box is appealing to the eye.

    Don't understand all the trolling and hate for Win 8. Granted its not perfect, but when you consider what MS is trying to achieve they have done a rather stellar job for their first OS.

    I've been using Win 8 Release Preview for some time. I'ts better than 7.
    And yes I'll come straight out and say I'm using Win 8 Pro RTM atm. And I will buy it when it's available for so in October.

    The OS is great, some things take a little getting used to, but overall it's a win for MS.
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    Actually this. I was hit with some tingles of nostalgia.

    Thought whether it's a good or bad thing is debatable.

    They don't, they just state their opinion. Just like you did.
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    I purchased Vista on day 1 of release for about $400 I think it was.. Retail copy.

    Would you be able to upgrade from Vista I wonder?
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    Yes, for $40 online download.
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    I had one look @ the new UI, and thought it was trash. Now looking at the box, the person who made the UI must've designed the box too.
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2012
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    I really don't care what the box art of OS or application software looks like.
    That being said, I have no idea what the background image is supposed to be ... I hope they didn't pay a lot for it.
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    [​IMG]

    I think Microsoft are turning into hipsters.
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    Two pages talking about the box art. Marketing win. The designer deserves a raise.
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    Given the OP of the thread was about the box art it makes sense we are talking about it. :p
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    It's not a win if everyone's slagging it off. :p
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    Its box art on a tech site and it got two pages. Its just a box. Two pages. ;)
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    Looks are everything these days.
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    Perhaps the saying "there's no such thing as bad publicity" applies here?
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    Maybe, maybe not. I wouldn't like to say.
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    When you really look at the box art design it does do what it is intended to do.. Compliment Windows Metro *cough* I mean Windows 8 style UI..

    Whether you like it or not is irrelevant it is doing what it is meant to.
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    Tacky Boxart for a Tacky GUI- Windows 3.1 Anyone?
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    looks like tablet box
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    Surprise box?

    At first I thought they were surprise gift boxes. The kind you can offer as a present to someone...
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    now i understand one thing about microsoft products especially on their OS called Windows, they reach big success because of its box art design.
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2012
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    Seriously, WTF is that green thing in the upper-right corner? It's looks like it's trying to eat me.
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    ugly box but I don't buy windows because of the box design. so who cares
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