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Old 03-03-12, 08:04 PM   #78
Rakeesh
 
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Default Re: Windows 8 Consumer Preview

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Originally Posted by mojoman0 View Post
i did i just dont understand the added complexity. the visual aids take longer to decipher imo. also this is picky but I'm not a fan of the squareness of everything in win8, including the x button, ie tabs, metro etc. MS is clearly trying to distance itself from apple by making their own stylistic choices, but only because they're trying to be different, not better.

The human brain likes rounded edges:

http://uxmovement.com/thinking/why-r...r-on-the-eyes/

http://www.cultofmac.com/109623/ther...s-are-awesome/
Interesting data, and it makes sense, and it pretty well nails why I don't like metro. The squareness and mono color tiles are just ugly.

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Originally Posted by nekrosoft13 View Post
i loved the ribbon from the start. cant say the same about metro
Same.
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