KillBill, on 05 March 2013 - 07:24 AM, said:
Bla bla bla.. no start button.. that I haven't used in years.. bla bla.. The metro interface confuses me and makes my brain hurt with all the information.. bla bla OSX... bla bla lets go back to XP.. bla bla nothing should ever change and remain stagnant.. like the OSX interface.. bla bla.. It's called change, get used to it or get left behind. Yeah just like how we all switched over from XP to Vista, get with times people!
Spoken like a true member of the sheeple. When change (whether Obama or Microsoft) is crap, it is still crap. Microsoft doesn't pay attention to the market, they try to shove there garbage down your throat. 8 is crap, vista was crap, the ribbon is still crap, yeah we are used to it, but it is not intuitive. What we need is REAL change. Unlike you who lap up whatever Bill or Apple dish into your bowl, the rest of us want an operating system that is user friendly for fun, family and yes WORK. The biggest problem with 8, is that you have to "work around" metro to get any REAL WORK done. It seems that MS wants to eventually boot the desktop in favor of metro, the utilitarian, 1984 style, ugly boring interface. There whole goal here is to try to go against Android and IOS (phone and tablet version) and hoepfully rule the world. MS and Apple have spent their entire histories trying to own the computing world cradle to grave. Steve and Bill were as bad as the robber barons of old (Rockefeller, Carnegie, et al) if not worse. Now don't get me wrong, I am not one to rail against capitalism, but I do take exception to those who pretend to be "far left collectivists" to pander to their hollywood and Harvard friends, and behave in the most egregious manner towards competitors and customers alike. Windows 8 is crap, a steaming pile. Someone needs to step in and build a new operating system based on linux. There were two kings of OS. One is dead, it is time to depose the other.
Rockfeller and Carnegie actually benefitted the country. Add in Vanderbilt. You'd not have nationwide transport of convenience and low-cost, without those guys. One can say that computing achievement by Microsoft in the earlier years, was of like import. So that's what capitalism does.
But the heart of capitalism, is listening to the customer, and giving him what he wants, within the boundaries of what you can afford to make and profit on. MS stopped doing that. I would LOVE to give them my money, but they make garbage, now, just as you note here in your post. Their products are BAD, now. The proof of that, is lower sales as really now it's a battle of MS against MS, the FORMER products MS made, being used rather than 'upgrading' them to the garbage of today.
So I wish MS were more capitalistic. Only then will it make more money.
Linux has the same problem, as MS. All about false 'doing what's good for you', rather than giving you the freedom you want. If you want my donations, Linux community, then build a better product. You've come far, but are still too full of your self-righteousness. You and MS and probably Apple are all too full of yourselves. So what do we the customers, do? We stay on the older stuff that WORKED. Older Linux, older MS, older Apple. That's why tablets became popular, we are sick of the bugs and complexities you all impose on us.
Vote on this comment and on Kill Bill's, if you agree. Maybe someday someone will read them.