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Windows 8 Gets "Overwhelmingly Negative" Response from Vendors, Expectations Plummet

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. NC37

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    Overwhelmingly negative after its been getting trashed all over the net for months?! Wow, whoda thunk it!!
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    Just wondering, how old are the people you are showing it to, and no I don't talk negatively about it, I have it on my desktop and alot of my friends use it and they are more of the douchy(I am pc stupid types and my parents and their old friends sometimes) and they don't like it so I am not sure whats up.

    its not as straight forward because its different and many people do not like change, especially not over 30. this is why vista got bashed so hard + all the negativity.

    and vista was not even that bad.

    now if I had a touch screen monitor I am sure that they would have liked it but not yet . . . . . but its coming:rolleyes:
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    LoL, is that even supposed to be a decent build?
  4. erixx

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    LOL thread but hey....

    After testing the beta and RTM demo, I can say that the Metro/Start menu is much better. Anyone who does not WASTE time with traditional windows Start menu???? Each time you have to reenter it, surf it and locate items.... Now it stays ON, just press Windows key and voila!

    Understand? METRO = YOUR START MENU
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    Or use Linux.
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    Mostly in the 14-30 demographic. It's going to vary from person to person though. One person will like the UI, the other won't, etc. Windows 8, more than any other version, is going to come down to personal preference. Ya touch is where it really shines :rockout:
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    This is truly a confusing time in the PC industry. There hasn't been a computer revolution like mobile and tablet computing since (arguably) the IBM PC model 5150 in 1981. Hint: that was 31 years ago!

    Apple company value has gone up 6000% since 2003 for a reason.

    And then... there is Google... add in Samsung and Motorola that have more handheld marketshare than Apple.

    Microsoft is trying to capture the new game with a new OS. Personally, I think they needed to sitck with Win7 and do a strictly mobile platform on the side. At the moment, I don't like thier strategy. Corporates and government are still trying to move from XP to Win7! But perhaps they will find the right mix... in time.
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    exactly,
    my cute penguin can handle mega tasks of my job perfectly, so where is the windows? oh i see, when i turn it on then i see steam client and bunch of gaming applications :D
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    Meh ... people will alway rave about their favorite OS or apps. It's kinda like cheering for your favorite hooker even though you know they all have syphilis.
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    Oh the Windows 8 hate.... so how many people have iphones?
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    Me so horny?
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    Now that was funny!

    I am not going to change from windows7, Why? Plain and simple, I JUST GOT IT! I mean It hasn't even been a2 years and they are putting out a new OS. Microsoft is crazy! It seems like every year there is a new OS being pumped out. I just do not care any more. I have this and I plan to stick with it for another 5 years!
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    Well I have a Samsung phone that is apparently a "copy" of an iPhone, does that count?
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    I don't.
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    But $325 for a Core i5 and what graphics? Crappy Intel integrated? You'd be better off with an AMD Trinity laptop with Radeon integrated graphics. Any old processor will run Word and Firefox decently. It's about the graphics in notebooks these days. Many applications automatically detect and are accelerated by Radeon cores, so Intel integrated graphics is to be avoided like the plague.
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    It only needs to be an apparent copy for it to infringe certain copyright laws. That's the whole problem. Your point?
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    A Soap box and some rainbow glasses

    Will buy windows 8 for my new build and most likely a touch screen monitor.....why? BECAUSE I LOVE NEW STUFF!!!!! GROW EVOLVE & DIE HAPPY ....Or hate, miss out and be forgotten....... whatever makes u happy or not...... do it. If microsoft & intel dont take chances and try / produce new things ...in comes stagnation, irrelevance, job loss and so on. We dictate the economy. My few hundred dollars will help keep somebody employed. The selling off my old parts will enable some one without as much resources to enjoy something they normally wouldn't get a chance to touch. Its all God people.... pass it on.
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    Wait, in Windows 8 you can't boot to desktop? Why the fuck not? If they were pushing faster boot times wouldn't they want you to be able to do this just to speed up the process? Microsoft, why you no make sense???
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    TPU is becoming Gamefaqs already... and here I thought I had a new home. Oh well. Off to game, instead of bickering like old ladies. ^^
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    Windows 8, meh, should of been 7.5, should of had option to use Aero or Metro, depending on what your needs are, most pcs dont have touch screens/use mouse. Ideal for tablets/phones but clunky for regular users. Figured this would happen from Vendors, they dont like the UI anymore than most here or other tech websites.
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    too much complaining in this thread, i guess some people just cant handle change
    win8 is better than windows 7 in every way, it looks much much better from a design perspective, it is much faster, and it is more efficient
    i have windows 8 consumer preview on my laptop and i can tell the difference, computer goes in and out of sleep MUCH faster
    and idle consumption is now much better, just the other day while i was working(i work from home) i had my laptop sitting there to use every now and then and by the time i was done 9 hours later the computer still had 23% battery, that was never possible with win7. not that win8 makes my cpu more efficient but because it goes into idle mode and sleep mode and what not much better
    im using an asus k53ti(llanno) and it barely maxed out 6-7hrs before that in the same circumstances with win7
    for me to use it all day i would have to turn it off or manualy put it to sleep
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    I saw this coming from a mile away.
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