Windows 8 User Interface Archive

My Open Letter to Julie Larson-Green: 4 simple changes you need to make to "fix" Windows 8

Mrs. Larson-Green, As we all know, Steven Sinofsky is gone. The torch has officially been passed from Mr. Sinofsky to you, Steve Ballmer and Tami Reller. As a Microsoft Corporate Vice President, responsible for Program Management of

The two clear and present barriers to Windows Phone adoption

Paul Thurrott wrote a very good piece on his site called “And the Biggest Barrier to Windows Phone Acceptance Is…”. In that article, he talks about some of the reasons he thinks that the Windows Phone platform

Upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8 RTM – Initial Impressions

Earlier this morning I decided to bite the bullet and upgrade to the 90 day trial of Windows 8 Enterprise. This version is RTM, so it gives the most final look at Windows 8 possible. I had

The Top 5 Windows 8 Features That Small Businesses Will Love

It goes without saying that Windows 8 is very different from previous versions of the Windows Operating System. A lot of small businesses liked Windows XP, skipped Windows Vista and now love Windows 7. With Windows 8 being

Microsoft won’t budge – they are disabling go to desktop workarounds

They won’t budge. They know it’s unpopular but they are going to do it anyway. Rafael Rivera has said that he verified that users cannot boot straight to the Desktop in Windows 8. With Windows 8 previews

Gabe Newell does not like Windows 8

The co-founder and managing director of Valve – Gabe Newell has something against Windows 8. “I think that Windows 8 is kind of a catastrophe for everybody in the PC space,” he said rather bluntly. “If that’s

Sean Ludwig’s father tries out Windows 8

This is a very insightful video. VentureBeat’s Sean Ludwig decided to have his father take a run at Windows 8. It’s an interesting video because it gives us a glimpse into the impression that Windows 8 makes

A great Windows 8 Explorer Concept

This concept was found on WinUnleaked, and it got my attention as soon as I saw it. This concept is truly awesome and this is what we want the explorer in Windows 8 to look like. If the explorer

Are The Features In Windows 8 Enough To Make An Upgrade Purchase Worth It?

There has been a fair amount of negative sentiment from many sources when it comes to Windows 8 Consumer Preview recently. While some users out there simply say there isn’t enough to offer in Windows 8, others

9 reasons why Microsoft should keep the Metro UI separate from the traditional Windows 8 desktop interface

So I have this annoying habit of saying what I really, really feel and this post is no exception. Some of the readers have accused me of being an Apple fan and being a Microsoft hater. That