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Comment Too siminar? (Score 1) 287

If a lot of concepts change, wouldn't it be better if the interface elements looked different from what the person was used to? If the icons are the same as say Windows XP, I think people would intuitively expect them to work in the same way. But if they don't people would get more frustrated. Having that, learning a new system a whole level deeper would of course take more time and effort...

Comment Re:So the solution is to doom everyone to the slow (Score 1) 223

There's no need for everyone to have a 30/10 Internet connection.

Oh but there is. It's beneficial for ISPs to make everybody need the most expensive plan. Want to view the news, fine. Want to check email? Sorry, that's only on the most expensive plan. You don't use it a lot but you pay top dolla'!

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