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UI expert says Windows 8 throws users 'under the bus'

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Windows 8 represents a radical change for Microsoft (MSFT) and its Windows operating system, which currently powers nearly 92% of computers around the world according to Net Applications. Many resist change by nature, however, and the new face of Windows has ruffled more than a few feathers. Some users have...
UI expert says Windows 8 throws users 'under the bus'
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Windows 8 interface called 'disappointing' by usability expert

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An expert on user interface design has called Windows 8 "disappointing" for novices and power users alike. Jakob Nielsen, principal of the Nielsen Norman Group, studied how a dozen experienced PC users interacted with Windows 8, and the conclusion was not good. "Windows 8 on mobile devices and tablets...
Windows 8 interface called 'disappointing' by usability expert
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Downgrading from Windows 8 to 7: What you need to know

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For all the talk about the advantages of Windows 8 over Windows 7--for example, account sync, better multiple monitor support, and faster startup times--some people just can't get past Windows 8's radical shift in user interface. Some may even want to ditch Windows 8 altogether in favor of Windows...
Downgrading from Windows 8 to 7: What you need to know
UI expert: Windows users will hate the new Windows 8 experience
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