...Bigtime. These are the same system. I was expecting something groundbreaking but this is better because folks can't handle really big changes. All this does, visually, is replace the pull-up Start menu with a Start screen that appears like a window shade. Oh, the horror!
There's also a bunch of screen-wide programs but there have always been programs that don't go fullscreen or allow resizing. I was expecting a system that runs self-diagnostics and self-repair, and other crazy stuff. I've started making websites with the Metro style and people are fine with it. Some say it's even easier to navigate... I think big boxes and large text does it 'cause they're old.
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