Maximum PC | System Wide Ribbons to Grace Windows 8

So, Windows 8 will be all ribboney…

According to, the Redmond software giant feels a ribbon interface will make Windows 8 more tablet-ready than Windows 7. It’s an interesting move from Microsoft, not just because ribbons will play a critical role in the next version of Windows, but also that Microsoft is opting to use the same OS for both mobile and non-mobile form factors.

via Maximum PC | System Wide Ribbons to Grace Windows 8.

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I’m not sure how well it’ll work, the ribbon takes a lot of screen space, I’d rather see the sides of the screen get used more, since we’re so big on wide screens.  If tall screens, or the old 4:3 style screens became popular again, it wouldn’t be as big of a deal, since we’d have a good amount of vertical screen space.

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