Screen Wastage? The title bar and status bar looked kind of tall, but other than that I didn't see too much waste
Some of the screens are well laid out, particularly the one with the calendar on it showing every day in the year. I agree that the title bar and status bar are a bit too big (or the font used within them is not tall enough) and they look a bit lonely. I think that the top and bottom areas should have the option to move off of the screen, leaving a small floating icon to bring them back (or something similar at any rate) - this would improve the overall usage of the screen - I don't need to know what application I am running or what the time is all the time!
It is good that Microsoft have declunked their interface - getting rid of the bevels for the buttons etc, although I don't necessarily think the new scheme is a lot better. The use of colour has improved though, and the menus are a lot nicer (and at the bottom, good idea) then the old "Menu in a big clunky white box" system.
On the other hand, the new buttons look like something from a horror movie: dull grey boxes with a black border around them - surely a little colour here would have been useful and more attractive?
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