San Jose Mercury-News Reviewer Is Not Impressed with Windows 8.1
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The magazine Micromart made the same point: you can't make an interface that will satisfy PC users and tablet users.
I will build on that to say that, as far as I am concerned, concluding that your users cannot adjust to different UIs on different types of devices is the same as concluding that your users are stupid.
You can ¢hange win8$ "GUI" a little, unlike Linux!
Nearly all the software you use on nearly all the Linux distros in existence is open source, and its usage is mostly governed by very liberal licenses that allows you to change it in any way you want. That gives you considerably more flexibility than any software from Microsoft.
Or maybe I just didn't get what you were trying to say.
The magazine Micromart made the same point: you can't make an interface that will satisfy PC users and tablet users. It's a pity someone can't get that through to Canonical as well as Microsoft.
I agree with that...but I think thaqt microsoft and canoncial are trying to play a 'long game'. IMO they think that the PC is dead it just hasnt hit us yet, and in the future end uses will all use mobile devices.
They may be right as regards persons who think of a computer as a fancy television set with waaaay more cool stuff to watch, but, when it comes to doing spreadsheets, composing documents, and writing webpages, anything without a keyboard has a long way to go.