Blurring of the Lines · UsabilityPost

Blurring of the Lines
Jakob Nielsen has published a damning usability review of Windows 8. The key problems he highlighted were: * Added cognitive overhead from having to manage two distinct desktops, i.e. Metro^1 start screen and the old traditional desktop * Lack of multiple windows for Metro-style apps * Difficulty distinguishing buttons from labels in Metro’s flat-style

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