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Microsoft accepts the challenge to teach users Windows 8 [news.cnet.com]
Microsoft is aiming to smooth the transition for users switching to Windows 8 from its earlier predecessors. This upcoming operating system is a major change in direction for the software giant, which includes touch screen technology, "charms," and desktop tiles.
In an effort to help users get the knack of the new OS, Microsoft is apparently training sellers and others how to use the system. According to tech news site Neowin, a handful of Windows 8 demo videos (see below) have been leaked, which show just how the system will work.
The trouble is, no one is going to use a touch interface on a desktop. I've tried for years and have a touch screen on my desk, but I still use a mouse. Who sits that close to the screen? No one.
Furthermore, the desktop market is dying,