Windows 8: Five Things To Love, Five Things To Hate

LOVE: Better Mouseability

Chief among the complaints about preview versions of Windows 8 was the extreme departure of its user interface from historical Windows norms. Windows 8 still implements the Start menu as a full screen of application tiles, but the release version is far more responsive to mouse movements in the hot corners. It's also quick to point out these hot corners to users, starting with a demonstration at installation time and repeating it later with an image like the one shown. When moving the mouse pointer to a hot corner, Windows 8 quickly brings up the appropriate function.

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