Another day and another dozen or two Windows 8
and related fluff articles at Fanboy Central. These were marginally interesting.Microsoft: 1.6 billion impressions for Windows 8 campaign ( NeoWin 2012-10-10 )
Yeah, I would say it's official. Microsoft is going to dive into their cash billions in a futile effort to put lipstick on this pig. "I can tell you, it's going to be difficult to tune in to your typical popular tv show or sports program and not see a Windows commercial in the next few months."
. Can't wait. Jeez, if only they had spent more money on Vista.
Most embarrasing fanboy of the day award: "Windows 8 will be amazing. If it fails its only because the "computer literate" person in the office/family/school would fill everybody's head up with garbage about "how much it sucks.""
Hehe. Yeah, that's why it will fail. Children, you gotta love 'em.Microsoft training videos leak, tell you how to sell Windows 8 ( NeoWin 2012-10-10 )
Barforama. Three videos at the link designed for salesman, literally. Even has little popup "speak" bubbles to make sure the salesman trainee knows which are the talking points to parrot to the poor customer.
Too bad they forgot to tell the salesmen to explain how to shutdown. Doh! Coming soon, training videos to explain how to install Tihiy's or XpClient's or other Start Menu and Explorer mods.
Or better yet, explain the Win7 downgrade upgrade.
One commenter had a great suggestion that the companies should begin recording their customer service calls! That would make for some great entertainment. An instant new Windows 8 Metro
meme. Classic.Skeuomorphic design: Apple vs. good UX? ( NeoWin 2012-10-10 )
It occurred to me while reading this, that all this talk the past year about Skeuomorphism, a Sinofskyesque talking point, is really happening just as a feeble attempt to rationalize the doomed bonehead ideas from Team B&
S. A year from now when the reality of fail sets in, these morons will point back to discussion about post-Skeuomorphism as an excuse for their damaging the Windows brand, discussion they actually initiated and astroturfed. Clever boys. It won't help. The internet remembers.
Microsoft Windows 8 : Re-Imagining the PC ( With two snapped Apps. )