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Is it time to bid the traditional Desktop UI for PC operating systems goodbye?

Survey period: 28 Oct 2013 to 4 Nov 2013

Microsoft sees the non-desktop "Metro" UI as the future of Windows. Is this the direction the industry must take, or a mis-fire?
OptionVotes% 
The desktop UI should go. UIs like Metro and iOS are the future for PCs.645.5664 votes, 5.56%
They both have their place55648.26556 votes, 48.26%
The desktop UI needs to remain on the PC49643.06496 votes, 43.06%
Undecided363.1336 votes, 3.13%



 
GeneralWhat future means for a company PinmemberNicolas Dorier3-Nov-13 5:19 
GeneralSlight change in the question Pinmemberaltomaltes1-Nov-13 0:43 
GeneralRe: Slight change in the question Pinmemberdevvvy2-Nov-13 15:19 
GeneralThey already made such mistake Pinmemberdevvvy31-Oct-13 16:09 
... and they intend to continue this way?
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Generalhi PinmemberMember 1036994131-Oct-13 7:09 
GeneralWithout a start button.! PinprofessionalRohan Leuva31-Oct-13 1:40 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! PinmemberEd Nutting31-Oct-13 2:31 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! PinprofessionalRohan Leuva31-Oct-13 2:33 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! PinmemberEd Nutting31-Oct-13 2:44 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! Pinmemberledtech331-Oct-13 11:51 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! PinmemberMenelaos Vergis1-Nov-13 2:00 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! PinprotectorOriginalGriff2-Nov-13 4:33 
GeneralPro versus typical user Pinprofessionalincipire30-Oct-13 11:03 
GeneralRe: Pro versus typical user Pinprofessionalihoecken30-Oct-13 23:18 
GeneralThat's an interesting theory PinmemberOlter31-Oct-13 2:44 
GeneralRe: Pro versus typical user PinmemberMember 1008817131-Oct-13 16:42 
GeneralMetro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... PinprotectorMarc Clifton29-Oct-13 9:40 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pinmemberjohannesnestler29-Oct-13 10:44 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... PinprotectorMarc Clifton29-Oct-13 11:09 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pinmemberjohannesnestler30-Oct-13 6:21 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... PinmemberForogar31-Oct-13 4:56 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pinmemberjohannesnestler31-Oct-13 5:35 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pinprofessionalincipire30-Oct-13 11:05 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... PinprotectorMarc Clifton30-Oct-13 12:39 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... PinmemberCharles Wolfe29-Oct-13 16:20 
GeneralThe hunter that chases two rabbits... PinmemberHamed Mosavi29-Oct-13 20:32 
GeneralRe: The hunter that chases two rabbits... PinmemberRob Grainger29-Oct-13 23:25 
GeneralRe: The hunter that chases two rabbits... PinmemberHamed Mosavi29-Oct-13 23:37 
GeneralRe: The hunter that chases two rabbits... PinprofessionalKillBot Project30-Oct-13 14:39 
GeneralRe: The hunter that chases two rabbits... PinprotectorMarc Clifton30-Oct-13 2:02 
GeneralRe: The hunter that chases two rabbits... PinmemberHamed Mosavi30-Oct-13 4:35 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pinmembergrralph129-Oct-13 23:17 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... PinmemberMember 1008817131-Oct-13 16:49 
GeneralContent creation Pinmemberpatbob29-Oct-13 8:04 
GeneralRe: Content creation PinprofessionalPaulo Augusto Künzel29-Oct-13 12:59 
GeneralErgonomics PinmemberKeith Barrett29-Oct-13 7:36 
GeneralNorton Commander Pinmembermeta_berkut29-Oct-13 2:45 
GeneralRe: Norton Commander Pinmembergrralph129-Oct-13 23:05 
GeneralRe: Norton Commander PinprofessionalRichard Andrew x643-Nov-13 13:03 
GeneralDepends PinmemberMehul Donga29-Oct-13 0:47 
GeneralVote For Pinmembercontracting199028-Oct-13 20:47 
GeneralDesktop should remain PinmemberUnque28-Oct-13 19:11 
GeneralDesktop UI [modified] PinmemberMember 967666428-Oct-13 16:01 
GeneralRe: Desktop UI PinmemberForogar31-Oct-13 5:21 
GeneralRe: Desktop UI PinmemberLarryHobbyist31-Oct-13 19:29 
GeneralI don't presume to know. PinmentorTom Clement28-Oct-13 15:12 
GeneralRe: I don't presume to know. PinmemberNelek1-Nov-13 13:33 
GeneralIt all depends PinprofessionalKillBot Project28-Oct-13 12:13 
GeneralUI PinmemberJayKK28-Oct-13 8:09 
GeneralUser roles PinmemberGary R. Wheeler28-Oct-13 5:44 

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