Windows 8: A Giant Misstep Forward

Christian Cantrell: >Metro should only be for tablets, and for computers that convert between tablets and laptops. Only if a device doesn’t have a keyboard and mouse should it be in Metro mode. That makes more sense that Windows 8. Imagine those crappy convertible tablets that were sold in the pre-iPad days. Now imagine if…

Christian Cantrell:
>Metro should only be for tablets, and for computers that convert between tablets and laptops. Only if a device doesn’t have a keyboard and mouse should it be in Metro mode.

That makes more sense that Windows 8. Imagine those crappy convertible tablets that were sold in the pre-iPad days. Now imagine if they ran regular Windows when you had the keyboard and trackpad available and switched to Metro when you “converted” the notebook to a tablet — I think that would be a neat solution to the problem that was only created by these convertible devices.

[via Gruber]
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