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Reply Andrew.a.cunningham - Friday, March 09, 2012 - link ..."Apples IPAD is the reason for sparking the tablet market to what it is today..."Bingo. Reply JarredWalton - Friday, March 09, 2012 - link In defense of Andrew's choice of CPU, you'll note that there's only one desktop system and the rest are laptops. Microsoft should really take a step back and survey the industry and learn from what has been successful and what has had problems. Many Nvidia fans would have been disappointed, to put it mildly.Anyway the first post was written just for fun, because I know that Intel don't only have the better hardware but

Check the byline.2) If you want to subsidize some AMD-based equipment for me, please do so - I can take checks or PayPal. It is the big bet." Yes, I think Tim has it exactly right. When an app is turned off, it shows up in the hidden area. Microsoft.

Oddly, you can “close” the preview desktop app here, but it does not close the desktop or any desktop apps if you do, just removes it temporarily from the preview window permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]mycall -5 points-4 points-3 points 4 years ago*(3 children)There is still the server edition with all the familiar thangs. Reply cjm14 - Friday, March 09, 2012 - link "There are basic categories for games, social apps, music apps, and a few others, but there doesn't appear to be any sort

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]rhz -3 points-2 points-1 points 4 years ago(1 child) While a few of these visual changes are hinted at in the upcoming Release Preview, most of them will not yet be publicly Open windows are only shown on the taskbar on the display on which the window is open. The taskbar was originally developed as a feature of Windows 95, but it was based on a similar user interface feature called the tray that was developed as part of Microsoft's Retrieved 2009-01-23. ^ "The Taskbar".

Conclusion: not done yet Windows 8 is not yet done. Microsoft can't seem to learn that different form factors and interaction methods won't all work ok with the same UI. Reply Kristian Vättö - Friday, March 09, 2012 - link My system is not included in the table but don't worry, it's Intel based as well ;-) Z68 and i5-2500K to Reply faizoff - Friday, March 09, 2012 - link You might want to try out the Consumer preview since you've tried the metro apps on the Dev preview.

All times are GMT -5. I dare say I'll get used to a more mixed way of working as and when there are really compelling Metro apps I want to use. With just a little bit of work, you can tweak the taskbar to get it running just how you like it. If they left the core of windows 7 under the hood so any windows 7 app's would run, and provide a simple framework for developers to create "live tile" shortcuts that

Why? Tell me more. Type an address in it just like you would in your browser and the resulting page will open in your default browser. Reply dubyadubya - Friday, March 09, 2012 - link Windows 8 should be renamed Tiles 1 since it is no longer Windows at all!

You'll see a list of system icons. I've not been able to find the correct symbols in the Wingdings font, so I can only assume that there is another font that the system uses, but is not currently And if someone sends me a message and I'm in metro, will I be notified? Metro Messenger Another app deficiency is that in the Metro Messenger app you cannot add a new contact, at least, not that I have seen.

Each additional display's taskbar will only show windows open on that display. A8, A6, A4 - they're all Llano. Contains shortcuts to Internet Explorer, email applications and a link to display the desktop. Every time the wallpaper changes, I get one of those superbar icons like you, until I click it or the icon for any other open program.

its not intuitive. The list goes on and on with the amount of potential they have to make a seamless experience across all of their platforms from phone, to xbox to tablet to PC. Reply Andrew.a.cunningham - Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - link Thanks. :-) Reply AeroRob - Friday, March 09, 2012 - link I don't see how anyone who's spent so much as five

This section may not always be present: for example it is turned off by default in Windows XP and Windows 7.

wake up....I expected some APU's, VIA, and few graphics combinations tested,I had heard a lot that this website is Intel biased but never believed anybody.. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]thatusernameisal 6 points7 points8 points 4 years ago(0 children) Well I suppose you won't be upgrading then :-) Neither will you :-) permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]satertek 3 points4 points5 points 4 years ago*(3 children) They improved I love Metro. Other Unix environments[edit] These desktop environments provide their own implementation of a taskbar: Xfce LXDE Cinnamon MATE Standalone window managers that provide an integrated taskbar include: Fluxbox fvwm95 IceWM jwm qvwm

There were very few apps that made use of the tablet capability. I buy it. And my Internet speed is super duper low in other countries. Now.

AuthorHouse. gaming), but there are definitely some things to like.I hope they find a way to better integrate add-ons (in particular Flash) into the Metro version of IE, as it is particularly There are two ways to do this. The first is to open the program, either from the Start menu or an existing shortcut. I haven't even bothered to set up most of the Metro apps or customise the Start screen.

Reply cserwin - Friday, March 09, 2012 - link With Apples iOS, I am constantly amazed at how good the applications are. Display date on taskbar, but still use small icons? In win7 u can easily turn off aero, but with win8 who knows if the opposite is true. Windows activation annoyances – not one but two March 3rd, 2012 | Tags: microsoft, windows 8 | Category: microsoft, windows 16 comments to Windows 8 Consumer Preview annoyances Chris Nahr March

Flashing taskbar icons? Come on. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]eggbean[S] 7 points8 points9 points 4 years ago(0 children)Microsoft said it themselves.