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Did Windows 8 draw on Windows 1.0?

by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 21, 2013 3:16 AM PST
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The difference is 8.0/8.1 tiles
by orlbuckeye / November 21, 2013 8:50 PM PST

are connections to the internet with live information. It sort of like antenna TV in the 60's and early 70's compared to TV's of today (cable/satelite and HIDEF).

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I can only guess you didn't see
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 21, 2013 10:43 PM PST

Way back then the live tile was true as well. No internet but you could be connected to some equipment that gave you a weather feed. And the tile would show that information. Source changes but the odd thing is that back then, if you were lucky to have been at the developer seminars you heard the discussions/debate of overlapping windows or tiling.

I kid you not that one pundit said that tiling was less confusing to people. Another would say that having more than one app on screen would be confusing.

Oh, those were the days but history looks to be repeating here.

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