"How is that NOT Windows 8? Where did they take away functionality? Where did they make it less feature rich than W7?"
The Start screen does not allow pinning of shortcuts to documents or...
Do you remember the first version of the controller from the original Xbox? That thing was huge. They must have designed it for hands like yours.
I am holding out hope there will be a Desktop Edition of a future Windows release and we won't have to resort to Linux.
At no point did Microsoft ever ask its customers if they even want a "single OS on all form factors".
I don't want a phone OS on my desktop computer.
Why not have a Windows version...
So, Microsoft can put close buttons on its phone OS, but for its desktop OS we have to perform hard to discover swipe gestures with a mouse.
Nice one Microsoft!!!