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Microsoft reveal their new website design!

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theyarecomingforyou    9,094

Meh. Bit boring.

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myxomatosis    234

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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simrat    483

Looks simple and clean, i like it.

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remixedcat    2,765

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

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Cute James    337

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

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Gladiatorus    269

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

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Denis W.    723

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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+devHead    1,721

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).

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guru    320

meh, looks like generic worpress site ;/

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.stan    59

The new logo is so bad...

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chrisj1968    1,415

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

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virtorio    2,177

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.

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Cute James    337

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?

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articuno1au    1,264

I think I preferred the older design >.>

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Asrokhel    146

Oh, look, it's Metro, still doesn't make me want to rush out and get ****ty Windows 8!

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Knife Party    630

(N) laziness at best, if a company as big as MS comes up with something like this, oh dear!

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68k    290

Gone are the years when Microsoft had class...

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Haggis    981

I like it

its nice and simple

easy to look at

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Richard C.    286

Seems very plain

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The King of GnG    181

Fantastic, now I can say my ****ty blog has a much more developed and content-rich design than the Microsoft web ecosystem -_-"

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+jamesyfx    352

It's nice, but it's not as unique as their designs usually are. Any good designer could've done this.

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ViperAFK    781

it looks really "meh"

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Richteralan    377

Don't get too carried away with the Metro, Microsoft.

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