Personally I don't care one way or the other about 8 or Metro.
It's I know what I'm going to be experiencing when the End Users get their hot little hands on the Desktop Versions. This is no different to any other OS Release from M$ and I'm tired of trying to defend Microsoft need to make changes for the sake of change.
While personally don't have a smart phone I do set them up for some clients and the same applies to iPads and the like.
I just don't have a need for any of them myself and to be perfectly honest those small phone screens really do give me a headache, however they are better than the Phones that used to have a keyboard like the Samsung Blackjack where I had to use a Stylus to push the keys so that I didn't push 3 or more at any one time.
The iPhones I've played with have been a very poor design internally and are fragile. I've lost count of the number where I've had to replace front glass covers and in latter models the back and front glasses that get broken. The iPhone 3 had a pathetic connector for the Display that would break if you held your mouth the wrong way when you looked at the front of an unopened unit and got more fragile when you where actually silly enough to open the thing.
What can I say I'm LAZY and I don't like making more work for myself than I need to so it's going to be much easier to do it myself charge the customers for it than to attempt to tell them over a phone how to as mentioned above perform a Right Click Function without a mouse. Even showing someone how to do it once just means you have spent more time showing a End User something that they are not going to remember the next time it is needed. These people have invested years learning how to use their current system and most are not using it that well to begin with, to introduce such a radical change and not give an option to revert back to what was available previously during the install is mainly what I don't think is such a good idea.
As I have constantly said 8 is great and was designed for a Mobile Device it's not as functional on a Desk bound system.
The reality however is I don't really care one way or the other people will either eventually start using it or move to a different platform. If past experience is anything to go by most will eventually use it and a very few will either die or start using something different.
Probably why the Apple Brand Computers are growing in numbers with Windows Rejectors going to the competition and being unable to see that there is not any difference between Apple and Microsoft making the same decisions that they force their users to accept.
Despite what some people think I've never said I dislike 8 or that I'll never use it, that is what some others have read into what I have posted incorrectly.
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