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  1. XAIXER
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    For those of you who think you know computers, please take this survey about your opinions on the current User Interfaces. http://goo.gl/forms/qeC08FD45W

    Edit: Yes I should've called it "Windows OS Survey".
     
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    If you don't amend your title to Windows OS Survey, you're likely going to get some shade thrown at you in the near future.
     
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    You know that this is what cortana is?
     
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    Well, that isn't an OS Survey, it's lacking OSX, Linux distro and BSD systems and some things are impossible and will be impossible for a long time/forever.
     
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    If anyone who has title editing magic who wants to edit the title, you can call it Windows OS Survey.

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    Yes, but something with more personality and perhaps more powerful, is what I'd be aiming at.
     
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    Answered the poll. I know this may sound bitching, but I usually don't care. It's more of a frustration that microsoft get to set the standards on computer UI just because they're the best known. Windows 10's UI was praised by every reviewer because it was better than 8, but the design is really all over the place.

    If <you don't find the UI aesthetically pleasing>, what could be done to make it better?

    It's not unified: the "computer management" window still looks like XP, settings and control panel look very different if you browse around. I get they're made by different teams, but at least have the UI directors meet up instead of letting each one do their thing.

    What, in your opinion, would make for a more futuristic computer? *

    Thought control, it spying on you and government meddling. Yeah, "futuristic" isn't a good thing anymore... :-\


    If a new UI were to be created based on Windows, what features would you like to see in it? *

    Consistency. As such, I DON'T want a new UI based on windows. Please base it on something else.

    If a new UI were to be created based on Windows, what features would you like to see in it?

    I'd draw inspiration from linux desktop distro's (eg. linux mint cinammon edition). Oh, and...classic shell > windows 10 start menu.
     
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    Ew. bblean is the best choice for a Windows shell. Litestep was nice, but Explorer has become so intrusive now that it becomes cumbersome to use. Cinnamon is almost exactly like the vanilla Windows UI.
     
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    done.


    why was it only about UI... i want to talk about other stuff... like why the MS store sucks.
     
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    Yes, the MS store is a piece of shit. But I'm gonna make a new UI system.
     
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    Are you going to completely remove DWM and Explorer? That'd be neat. There are alternative file managers out there that can technically be used in place of Explorer, but they don't replace it entirely.
     
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    I tried, but OSX 10.11.4 wasn't there, and even though I use (several different versions) of Windows and Linux everyday at work, they are not my main OS.
     
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    I might ditch explorer in favour of more voice commands...
     
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    This should be titled "Windows survey," because this isn't really an OS survey.
     
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    Mental Link! Hell yeah!
    Windows 10 already has Cortana and touch controls.
    It just really needs an AI (which uh.. well.. can't Cortana kind of be considered one, or at least can possible be considered one in the future?)