MajorD wrote on Apr 17, 2012, 12:57:
From what I have seen so far with Windows 8 and the whole Metro thing, it just looks flat and clunky IMO. Seriously, you look at that user screen with all those tiles and they look flat and clunky - the tiles have no 3D visual depth to them and the OS 'visually' looks like a step back to me. Functionally, I'm sure they incorporated a lot of nice and streamlined features, but graphically the UI looks like something an amateur coder created: simple bordered/lined tiles with different colors and NO esthetic depth/texture/3D appeal.
Windows 7 64 bit is what I’ll be sticking with for the time being……
The thing for me is that even if I could stomach it visually I can't stand the regression in actual usage and features. You can only visually manage two metro apps at once, seriously. It is the height of absurdity that platform unification means highlighting back steps in technology. I've been forced to use Windows 8 for work related reasons and it is extremely unpleasant to deal with on a day to day basis, Metro constantly interrupts your workflow and even used as a dedicated touch based OS leaves a lot to be desired.
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