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News Microsoft confirms Windows Blue is coming

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 7 May 2013.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. ev1lm1nd666

    ev1lm1nd666 New Member

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    "while claiming it work mark a move" *would? :)

    Back on subject, looks like a nice update, have been wanting more re-size options on the start screen for a while now
     
  3. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Whoopsie - fixed, ta!
     
  4. Snips

    Snips I can do dat, giz a job

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    Yeah as simple as it sounds the resizing on the Windows Phone tiles with 7.8 and 8 actually made a big difference. Why it wasn't added in the first place to Windows 8 is a little baffling.
     
  5. Baz

    Baz I work for Corsair

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    Just me that sees Windows Blue and think's it's going to add a lot of naughty gags and puns to the interface?
     
  6. aramil

    aramil One does not simply upgrade Forums

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    So your waiting for windows burlesque. ......

    On a serious note looks like a good move by MS
     
  7. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    I'm looking forward to this for sure, especially if they sort out some of the present multi monitor issues such as minimizing any Metro apss when you activate something on the desktop on the secondary monitor.
     
  8. SAimNE

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    they should just have a keyboard combo and multifinger gesture that switches between classic mode and metro... basically would just switch to the windows screen and all of the metro links would be linked into the start bar.... and a laptop mode where motion gestures arent used/needed _-_
     
  9. SexyHyde

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    How much will it be if you haven't got Win 8? If it's £200~ then they can suck a duck.
     
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    blackworx Cable Wrangler

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    Meanwhile, others are baffled at the lack of BSOD gags surrounding this news.
     
  11. scott_chegg

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    I think they missing the loads of people who purchased a windows 8 upgrade for £25 but haven't installed it yet. I did but after using Windows 8 at work and finding it horrible I won't be installing it on my rig at home. Maybe I will when Blue is released.
     
  12. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    I know I'd be happier if Windows told me a filthy mother-in-law joke with a Lancashire accent every time I fired it up.
     
  13. impar

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    Greetings!
    Like myself. The annoyance of installing W8, customizing it to my liking (die metro!) and have all programs installed doesnt justify the improvements W8 brings.
     
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  14. Snips

    Snips I can do dat, giz a job

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    I've just read somewhere that they've shifted 100 Million copies of Windows 8 in all it's guises. That's not too bad actually.
     
  15. impar

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    Greetings!
    ... licenses sold to OEMs...
     
  16. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  17. Snips

    Snips I can do dat, giz a job

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    I was referring to RT as well and not just the cheap upgrade and OEM's of Windows 8
     
  18. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    I hope there is an early upgrade offer. I bought all my Win8 upgrades for £14.99 each, extremely well worth it in my book.
     

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