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#1 ACTIONpack

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 03:22

Microsoft reveal their new website design!

http://www.microsoft...us/default.aspx


#2 theyarecomingforyou

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 03:25

Meh. Bit boring.

#3 myxomatosis

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 03:29

Sometimes, with all this minimalism, I feel like I'm back in 1993 when I started using the Internet, with my 14.4kbps modem. Everything is so boring

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 03:30

Looks simple and clean, i like it.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 03:30

looks great, however that center ad content like thingy is waaayyyyy toooo biiiiig!!!

#6 Cute James

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 03:42

Shouldn't the overlayed box and text in the main content images be created using HTML+CSS, rather 'cheating' with a bitmap?

#7 Gladiatorus

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 03:58

It's kind of nice, but liked the previous one better.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 04:46

Looks alright. I've always found their front page to be tacky (especially around the Vista era) but now it's nice and simple.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 04:54

I like it. It's clean and good. However, I find it somewhat curious that the blue Windows flag down at the bottom of the page under "Other Microsoft Sites" is the old curvy flag, not the new one in Windows 8. Maybe that's because Windows 8 hasn't been released officially yet, so they're using the interesting hybrid crossover blue flag (from Windows 8) but curvy flag (from Windows 7 and earlier).

#10 guru

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 05:00

meh, looks like generic worpress site ;/

#11 .stan

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 05:08

The new logo is so bad...

#12 chrisj1968

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 05:40

ms has definitely lost the innovation curve it had years ago. this website screams... rushed and not thought out

#13 virtorio

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 05:50

I get the new site in IE10, but the old site in Chrome and Safari. And I'm only getting a new front page, all the other pages look the same.

Anyway, I think it looks nice. And it's good to see it dynamically change the layout when you make the window small.

#14 Cute James

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 06:23

Hmmm...now I'm confused.

I just tried the site again at home (using the same version of Chrome as my work PC) and the layout is completely different - the overlay boxes + text are proper elements, and not bitmaps.

Would someone kindly post a screenshot of how it should look?

#15 articuno1au

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 06:56

I think I preferred the older design >.>