Oct 122014

I’m a big fan of Microsoft and Windows.  Their products are usually solid and make a good enterprise computing solution.  Windows 8 is their first OS where I have agreed with critics that the UI is just too problematic.  Andrew Cunningham at ArsTechnica offers an accurate picture of Windows 10 and its relationship to Windows 8.  From ArsTechnica.com…

The desktop environment in Windows 8.1 is pretty good.

This was not the message that Microsoft conveyed at its Windows 10 launch event last week, a presentation that had Microsoft’s historically change-averse but financially important business customers in mind. Whether the company was looking forward to multiple desktops and Continuum or backward to the Start menu and the command prompt, Microsoft’s message was clear: we have finished undoing all that stuff you didn’t like.

via Windows 10 doesn’t fix the desktop—it fixes Windows 8’s reputation | Ars Technica.

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