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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.645.56
They both have their place55648.26
The desktop UI needs to remain on the PC49643.06
Undecided363.13



 
GeneralVote For Pin
contracting199028-Oct-13 20:47
contracting199028-Oct-13 20:47 
GeneralDesktop should remain Pin
Unque28-Oct-13 19:11
Unque28-Oct-13 19:11 
GeneralDesktop UI Pin
LarryHobbyist28-Oct-13 16:01
LarryHobbyist28-Oct-13 16:01 
GeneralRe: Desktop UI Pin
  Forogar  31-Oct-13 5:21
professional  Forogar  31-Oct-13 5:21 
GeneralRe: Desktop UI Pin
LarryHobbyist31-Oct-13 19:29
LarryHobbyist31-Oct-13 19:29 
GeneralI don't presume to know. Pin
Tom Clement28-Oct-13 15:12
professionalTom Clement28-Oct-13 15:12 
GeneralRe: I don't presume to know. Pin
Nelek1-Nov-13 13:33
protectorNelek1-Nov-13 13:33 
GeneralIt all depends Pin
KillBot Project28-Oct-13 12:13
professionalKillBot Project28-Oct-13 12:13 
Its all comes down to the user. I look around my family and see how they all have different levels of uses and preferences. Simple web browsing and e-mails will work fine with modern touch UI and the simplicity of the modern UI keeps the "how does this work?.." questions to a minimal. For productivity there's no room for modern UI. Using your finger will never be as precise as a 1400 dpi laser mouse, therefore the modern touch UI can only go so far and users will have to put down their tablets and jump on a PC. For now at least... who knows what the future will bring.
GeneralUI Pin
JayKK28-Oct-13 8:09
JayKK28-Oct-13 8:09 
GeneralUser roles Pin
Gary R. Wheeler28-Oct-13 5:44
Gary R. Wheeler28-Oct-13 5:44 
GeneralRe: User roles Pin
mikepwilson28-Oct-13 9:01
mikepwilson28-Oct-13 9:01 
GeneralRe: User roles Pin
Gary R. Wheeler28-Oct-13 10:22
Gary R. Wheeler28-Oct-13 10:22 
GeneralRe: User roles Pin
Benito Aramando29-Oct-13 1:26
Benito Aramando29-Oct-13 1:26 
GeneralMessage Removed Pin
28-Oct-13 2:06
professionalN_tro_P28-Oct-13 2:06 
GeneralRe: Missing option Pin
LarryHobbyist28-Oct-13 16:09
LarryHobbyist28-Oct-13 16:09 
GeneralMessage Removed Pin
29-Oct-13 5:51
professionalN_tro_P29-Oct-13 5:51 
GeneralJust Saw It's Place Pin
W Balboos, GHB28-Oct-13 1:44
W Balboos, GHB28-Oct-13 1:44 
GeneralRe: Just Saw It's Place Pin
AlexCode28-Oct-13 4:17
professionalAlexCode28-Oct-13 4:17 
GeneralRe: Just Saw It's Place Pin
Albert Holguin28-Oct-13 6:57
professionalAlbert Holguin28-Oct-13 6:57 
GeneralRe: Just Saw It's Place Pin
AlexCode28-Oct-13 22:16
professionalAlexCode28-Oct-13 22:16 
GeneralRe: Just Saw It's Place Pin
Rob Grainger29-Oct-13 23:37
Rob Grainger29-Oct-13 23:37 
GeneralDesktop needs to Stay...for the moment. Pin
cjb11027-Oct-13 21:55
cjb11027-Oct-13 21:55 
GeneralDepends on who the user is... Pin
Rutvik Dave27-Oct-13 21:38
professionalRutvik Dave27-Oct-13 21:38 
GeneralRe: Depends on who the user is... Pin
AlexCode27-Oct-13 21:55
professionalAlexCode27-Oct-13 21:55 
GeneralRe: Depends on who the user is... Pin
Nicholas Marty28-Oct-13 1:24
professionalNicholas Marty28-Oct-13 1:24 

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