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Microsoft Discusses Windows Store App Submissions Commented on: 2 years ago (February 14, 2012) This is unacceptable. I refuse to let Microsoft or anyone else dictate what programs I can and cannot distribute and what I can and cannot install on my own computer. Walled garden approaches have...
Start Orb Removed in Windows 8 Consumer Preview Commented on: 2 years ago (February 6, 2012) I don't want the start screen. Pulling me out of my workflow with a full screen interface that wastes screen real estate is incredibly disruptive and distracting. Surely Microsoft can see what a...
Microsoft Further Discusses Windows 8's Boot Process Commented on: 2 years ago (September 21, 2011) Secure boot is dangerous because it allows the hardware vendor, in concert with Microsoft, to dictate what operating systems you can and cannot install on your computer. See :...
Steam Goes Metro Commented on: 2 years ago (September 19, 2011) Touch screens don't work in a desktop setting. Having to consistently hold your arms up to touch the screen leads to fatigue. In fact, there is a term for this : gorilla arms. Touch screen has...
WinRT is Replacing Win32 Commented on: 2 years ago (September 16, 2011) WinRT is not replacing Win32. Even Microsoft would not be so stupid as to do that. WinRT is a dumbed down API for a dumbed down interface (Metro). I mean, it doesn't even support basic features...
A Tale of Two UIs: Complex and Full-Featured vs. Simple and Easy Commented on: 2 years ago (September 1, 2011) The desktop is not going to go away simply because Microsoft doesn't think it's cool anymore. It is my opinion that Microsoft is committing a fundamental mistake with Windows 8 by alienating...
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