Windows 8 leaves users ‘dazed and confused’

Windows 8
Windows 8
Windows 8

There’s no doubt about it that Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 is a huge upgrade. Gone is the Start menu and in its place is a Windows Phone-inspired Start screen populated with flat and colorful tiles for launching applications. Unlike the transition between previous Windows operating systems, Windows 8 is mostly a fresh break from a user interface standpoint. It’s designed for touchscreen tablets, Ultrabooks and hybrid tablet PCs, and it will take some getting used to. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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