Opinion: Why Windows 8 should have been for touchscreens only

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  1. News

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    Imagine the scene if you will: Microsoft's top designers and execs are sat around in a room looking at the latest mobile operating systems and the desktop alternatives and wondering how they can take a proportional leap forward from the well-received Windows 7 platform. They've looked at tablets and smartphones that work best with large icons, simple yet intuitive interfaces and considered how ...

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  2. Sue Hughes

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    Metro:
    Microsoft had to scrap the term METRO last year due to legal reasons. (anyone surprised?)

    Touchscreen:
    My clients are law firms. In the legal community, there are a lot of what I would call 'seasoned' attorneys and legal assistants. It was tough enough getting them used to the mouse in the early 90's. I'm glad they still have the option of a mouse now as opposed to only having a touchscreen.
     

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