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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 Pin
Nicolas Dorier3-Nov-13 6:19
memberNicolas Dorier3-Nov-13 6:19 
GeneralSlight change in the question Pin
altomaltes1-Nov-13 1:43
memberaltomaltes1-Nov-13 1:43 
GeneralRe: Slight change in the question Pin
devvvy2-Nov-13 16:19
memberdevvvy2-Nov-13 16:19 
GeneralThey already made such mistake Pin
devvvy31-Oct-13 17:09
memberdevvvy31-Oct-13 17:09 
... and they intend to continue this way?
dev

Generalhi Pin
Member 1036994131-Oct-13 8:09
memberMember 1036994131-Oct-13 8:09 
GeneralWithout a start button.! Pin
Rohan Leuva31-Oct-13 2:40
professionalRohan Leuva31-Oct-13 2:40 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! Pin
Ed Nutting31-Oct-13 3:31
memberEd Nutting31-Oct-13 3:31 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! Pin
Rohan Leuva31-Oct-13 3:33
professionalRohan Leuva31-Oct-13 3:33 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! Pin
Ed Nutting31-Oct-13 3:44
memberEd Nutting31-Oct-13 3:44 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! Pin
ledtech331-Oct-13 12:51
memberledtech331-Oct-13 12:51 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! Pin
Menelaos Vergis1-Nov-13 3:00
memberMenelaos Vergis1-Nov-13 3:00 
GeneralRe: Without a start button.! Pin
OriginalGriff2-Nov-13 5:33
protectorOriginalGriff2-Nov-13 5:33 
GeneralPro versus typical user Pin
incipire30-Oct-13 12:03
professionalincipire30-Oct-13 12:03 
GeneralRe: Pro versus typical user Pin
ihoecken31-Oct-13 0:18
professionalihoecken31-Oct-13 0:18 
GeneralRe: Pro versus typical user Pin
incipire27-Aug-14 5:54
professionalincipire27-Aug-14 5:54 
GeneralRe: Pro versus typical user Pin
Ingo15-Sep-14 1:27
memberIngo15-Sep-14 1:27 
GeneralThat's an interesting theory Pin
Olter31-Oct-13 3:44
memberOlter31-Oct-13 3:44 
GeneralRe: Pro versus typical user Pin
Member 1008817131-Oct-13 17:42
memberMember 1008817131-Oct-13 17:42 
GeneralMetro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pin
Marc Clifton29-Oct-13 10:40
protectorMarc Clifton29-Oct-13 10:40 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pin
johannesnestler29-Oct-13 11:44
memberjohannesnestler29-Oct-13 11:44 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pin
Marc Clifton29-Oct-13 12:09
protectorMarc Clifton29-Oct-13 12:09 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pin
johannesnestler30-Oct-13 7:21
memberjohannesnestler30-Oct-13 7:21 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pin
Forogar31-Oct-13 5:56
memberForogar31-Oct-13 5:56 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pin
johannesnestler31-Oct-13 6:35
memberjohannesnestler31-Oct-13 6:35 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pin
incipire30-Oct-13 12:05
professionalincipire30-Oct-13 12:05 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pin
Marc Clifton30-Oct-13 13:39
protectorMarc Clifton30-Oct-13 13:39 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pin
Charles Wolfe29-Oct-13 17:20
memberCharles Wolfe29-Oct-13 17:20 
GeneralThe hunter that chases two rabbits... Pin
Hamed Mosavi29-Oct-13 21:32
memberHamed Mosavi29-Oct-13 21:32 
GeneralRe: The hunter that chases two rabbits... Pin
Rob Grainger30-Oct-13 0:25
memberRob Grainger30-Oct-13 0:25 
GeneralRe: The hunter that chases two rabbits... Pin
Hamed Mosavi30-Oct-13 0:37
memberHamed Mosavi30-Oct-13 0:37 
GeneralRe: The hunter that chases two rabbits... Pin
KillBot Project30-Oct-13 15:39
professionalKillBot Project30-Oct-13 15:39 
GeneralRe: The hunter that chases two rabbits... Pin
Marc Clifton30-Oct-13 3:02
protectorMarc Clifton30-Oct-13 3:02 
GeneralRe: The hunter that chases two rabbits... Pin
Hamed Mosavi30-Oct-13 5:35
memberHamed Mosavi30-Oct-13 5:35 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pin
grralph130-Oct-13 0:17
membergrralph130-Oct-13 0:17 
GeneralRe: Metro should be a layer on top of the desktop UI... Pin
Member 1008817131-Oct-13 17:49
memberMember 1008817131-Oct-13 17:49 
GeneralContent creation Pin
patbob29-Oct-13 9:04
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GeneralRe: Content creation Pin
Paulo Augusto Künzel29-Oct-13 13:59
professionalPaulo Augusto Künzel29-Oct-13 13:59 
GeneralErgonomics Pin
Keith Barrett29-Oct-13 8:36
memberKeith Barrett29-Oct-13 8:36 
GeneralNorton Commander Pin
meta_berkut29-Oct-13 3:45
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GeneralRe: Norton Commander Pin
grralph130-Oct-13 0:05
membergrralph130-Oct-13 0:05 
GeneralRe: Norton Commander Pin
Richard Andrew x643-Nov-13 14:03
professionalRichard Andrew x643-Nov-13 14:03 
GeneralDepends Pin
Mehul Donga29-Oct-13 1:47
memberMehul Donga29-Oct-13 1:47 
GeneralVote For Pin
contracting199028-Oct-13 21:47
membercontracting199028-Oct-13 21:47 
GeneralDesktop should remain Pin
Unque28-Oct-13 20:11
memberUnque28-Oct-13 20:11 
GeneralDesktop UI [modified] Pin
Member 967666428-Oct-13 17:01
memberMember 967666428-Oct-13 17:01 
GeneralRe: Desktop UI Pin
Forogar31-Oct-13 6:21
memberForogar31-Oct-13 6:21 
GeneralRe: Desktop UI Pin
LarryHobbyist31-Oct-13 20:29
memberLarryHobbyist31-Oct-13 20:29 
GeneralI don't presume to know. Pin
Tom Clement28-Oct-13 16:12
mentorTom Clement28-Oct-13 16:12 
GeneralRe: I don't presume to know. Pin
Nelek1-Nov-13 14:33
memberNelek1-Nov-13 14:33 
GeneralIt all depends Pin
KillBot Project28-Oct-13 13:13
professionalKillBot Project28-Oct-13 13:13 

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