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posted by LaminatorX on Wednesday February 19 2014, @08:27AM   Printer-friendly
from the you-had-one-job-ONE-JOB dept.
stmuk writes:

"BGR reflects on recent comments by a Metro designer. 'Metro is a content consumption space,' Microsoft UX designer Jacob Miller explains, 'It is designed for casual users who only want to check Facebook, view some photos, and maybe post a selfie to Instagram. It's designed for your computer illiterate little sister, for grandpas who don't know how to use that computer dofangle thingy, and for mom who just wants to look up apple pie recipes. It's simple, clear, and does one thing (and only one thing) relatively easily. That is what Metro is. It is the antithesis of a power user.'"

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  • (Score: 1) by Hyper on Wednesday February 19 2014, @08:16PM

    by Hyper (1525) on Wednesday February 19 2014, @08:16PM (#2804) Journal

    This may be a case calling for a *whoosh* HOWEVER... I never found the shutdown command under Power. Only learnt about it while reading forums full of people complaining about the hidden parts of Windows 8.

    Pride would not let me search the internet for something so basic as shutting down windows so I spent the first few days trying to figure it out for myself. Oh well. Perhaps I would have accidentally found it one day.