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Ian S.

I like what I see.

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I've been a fan of the more muted colours they introduced in WP 7.8 / 8.0 (steel, olive, etc.) and this looks great. Really nice and clean. 

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I'm actually extremely excited (for the first time in my life) for what Microsoft has been doing with their products. Windows 10 as an OS and now the phone concepts have actually caused my heart to skip beats because of how fun I feel like it will be to use and play around with the final shipped product.


This post makes me happy :laugh:

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I'm actually extremely excited (for the first time in my life) for what Microsoft has been doing with their products. Windows 10 as an OS and now the phone concepts have actually caused my heart to skip beats because of how fun I feel like it will be to use and play around with the final shipped product.


This post makes me happy :laugh:


What I love about this concept is the fact that it is actually doable rather than the 'pie in the sky, looks sexy in screenshots but horrible in reality' that are so often posted here. I agree with you - the fact that people are enthusiastic about Windows and Office is a good sign that the halo effect will benefit Microsoft overall. From the move to open source the .NET stack, the focus on providing Office on OS X, iOS, Android as well as finally giving Windows a massive overhaul I'm excited about the future. I hope they don't half-bake it and not finish off the GUI and remove all dependency on legacy technologies like GDI/GDI+ in favour of using Direct2D/DirectWrite as to avoid the whole GDI objects leaking and ceiling issue.

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George P

There are some nice ideas there but a few things will never happen like the status bar moving to the bottom, that might seem like a small thing but it's a big change that would mess with other things. Also adding files as part of the main home screen, not going to happen, that just leads to unneeded issues and for the most part the majority of users don't need or want to use a file manager on their phone. It's better to just have it as another app, file explorer on the desktop is just a app as well.

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