TheWerewolf, good post.
I do worry about Apple-Creep on this site. I've seen it on other sites, and it's rather invasive.
I sometimes wonder how Paul can come out with views regarding 'superfluous' UI transitions, when you only have to look at the respect and success of Apple and how their culture embraces the more...
I know it's an early preview, but the UI is just a mess. It definitely needs more Metro.
MS need to figure out how to make the Desktop fit in seamlessly with the overall Windows UI and UX...
It's the opposite in the UK. Everything from set top boxes and smart TVs use this standard. This is pretty great news!
No dedicated 2-stage camera button, mediocre camera and limited/non existent accessory support makes the HTC less than the Lumias.