I don’t get it.
They obviously went to a lot of trouble to design a new touch-based interface. But because they need backwards compatibility as well, they have a “traditional” apps isolated into a kind of “Windows 7 ghetto”, something that looks just like Windows 7, and with no visible trace of being integrated into the whole Win8/touch thing… And this is for traditional PC’s. On my PC, I’m apparently going to have to choose which environment I’m using currently, because there’s limited interaction between them. And both worlds are going to suffer from that. (more…)