With Windows Blue, Microsoft May (Finally) Do The Right Thing

ZDNet: Windows Blue, from all leaks and tips received, is not a do-over. (If it were, it would take Microsoft a lot longer than nine or ten months to deliver it.) And ignoring customer confusion isn't a virtue; it's stupidity.

This armchair pundit finds it refreshing to hear Windows honchos admit that Windows 8 isn't selling as well as they hoped and that they want to make its successor more comfortable, familiar and usable for the Windows installed base.

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In2iti0n2892d ago

I like Metro and prefer 8 to 7, but I think that there is much that can be done to help with users' confusion.

I couldn't for the life of me figure out how to shut down the computer the first time I used it.
Moving a mouse to a particular corner of the screen isn't obvious at all without onscreen help.

Once you learn the basic gestures, I really like the experience.