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#61 George P

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 11:08

I'd rather say that C# is no better than Java. I am a Java expert and the way microsoft has copied Java to make C# is just preposterous!

Whatever! I just dont like integration of metro UI in Windows PC operating system. Its just not done. Sounds impractical to me. I dont know why but this new OS should only be for tablets.

And I hope they fix bugs this time. I'd assume that the new Windows 8 would not have blue screen of death issues. :D


I'm no expert but if you mean copied java as in, copied the syntex, then yes, that was the goal/idea from the start.

No BSODs are nice but all it takes, on any system is a hardware failure or a bad driver and that's just something MS can't really control on their side.


#62 +FaiKee

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 12:20

win8china posted some screen-shots of the Windows Store, it's the Simplified Chinese win8, the translations are in red.

http://www.win8china.com/html/334.html

On clicking the "Store" tile, the "store screen" will appear:

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And here are the different groups:


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The words:"免費 ****" means the Apps is free, because for Beta, all Apps would be free:

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#63 +FaiKee

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 06:45

Seems win8china has also got a copy of the beta-build, and has put up some installation screen-shots - I guess there will be more to come when they start running and testing.

http://www.win8china.com/html/341.html

- The background color seems to have been changed to a new tone

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Notice the keyboard button

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On clicking, the virtual screen keyboard comes up


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instead of asking if you wish to make a "New Installation"; now is more straight-forward and asks if you want to "Keep Nothing"

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win8china now installing the build, stay tuned.

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More to come :

http://www.win8china.com/html/343.html

Personalization

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Settings - and the word we like to see "Windows 8 Beta"

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Notice the key button, on clicking it shows what password you have just put in.

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#64 +FaiKee

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 12:01

Screen-shots from PCBeta, build 8172.....111214.1750

http://bbs.pcbeta.co...953804-1-1.html


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#65 Anthonyd

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 12:13

Funny to see people using this beta of the next OS but they still don't get how to use the snipping tool included many years to take screenshot, instead they are still using paint.
Maybe they should learn how to use the current OS before trying the next one :/ .

#66 OP Steven P.

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 12:13

snipped


Thanks, we're covering.

#67 +FaiKee

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 12:15

Thanks, we're covering.

wait....canouna said watermark is fake, pending his reply

#68 OP Steven P.

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 12:15

pcbeta watermark?

#69 +FaiKee

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 12:18

pcbeta watermark?

no, build tag

#70 OP Steven P.

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 12:20

no, build tag


They haven't been wrong in the past? I'll make sure to add that this is not yet confirmed by other sources then?

#71 +FaiKee

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 13:37

This is the reply from the PCBeta member, he promised the pics are totally legit.So take your decision.... :)

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#72 +FaiKee

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 11:47

Earlier, Engadget had posted a report about MS in CES, and was mentioned in Neowin News. Now, eweek posted their report:

http://www.eweek.com...in-2012-154595/
Consumer Electronics Show: 10 Things You'll See in 2012

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MS had shown off the SamSung7 in Sept., there shouldn't be any doubt they would show a win8 tablet in CES, what's interesting would be which win8? WDP (nothing significant) or beta(beta-escrow) .....go out with a bang? :o

#73 +FaiKee

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Posted 25 December 2011 - 02:29

Merry Christmas !! win8china has posted some new screen-shots of the win8 beta, here we go:

http://www.win8china.com/html/348.html

Lock-screen with web-connection status

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Log-in screen

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On clicking the ease-of-access, a male voice for screen-reading instead of female voice

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on-screen-keyboard

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http://www.win8china.com/html/349.html

On double-clicking of a file format not recognized by win8 beta(seems the pdf reader is not available yet in the beta), notice the new option "Look for an App in the Store" in the metro dialogue box.

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Posted 25 December 2011 - 02:58

That looks quite rough. Here's hoping that the final desktop interface gets a more unified look.

#75 George P

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Posted 25 December 2011 - 09:09

The UI difference between the old aero desktop and the new metro start screen/menus probably won't match fully till Windows 9 I bet, that's probably when we'll see the big changes to the desktop itself more.



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