1. gala sheep's Avatar
    Hi!



    i created this concept, and i would love to share it here

    I have so many ideas how to make the start menu on windows 10 better and I got inspired by the new designs so I wanted to make a concept showcasing some of my visions.

    So I took the windows 10 Start menu a couple of steps forward.
    hope someone up there can hear me :)

    Thanks
    Gal
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    07-02-2020 05:13 AM
  2. RTGent's Avatar
    It sure looks nice, which is big. It looks like you have better tile-sizing in your design, and increased accessibility and functionalities there as well, which can be more useful than live tiling. I'm yet not sure how much fresher it is than my adjustable tablet mode: (Qualifier/limitation: I use W10 only on Surface tablets -I still run W7 on my NUC.) Maybe a video illustration of functions, etc. would be helpful when you're ready. Also, I especially miss the accessibility and functionality of the old Start button, and its flexible/adjustable menus: In two or three clicks (touches?), I could access most anything. Maybe it could be designed into your left-margin tools.

    For your next project, I'd also appreciate making Edge look and feel like Internet Explorer -particularly the always-there Menu and Favorites bars -and their full functionality, because a menu extension I've loaded is much too limited. Also, the ability to turn off tabs, Please! Keep up the good work.
    gala sheep likes this.
    07-03-2020 08:58 AM
  3. bob lablao's Avatar
    Thanks! Actually I'm thinking of doing another video.
    I thought about a tablet mode with a new charmsbar(win8) .
    I have some ideas, and Maybe I'll take your advise.
    gala sheep likes this.
    07-03-2020 02:33 PM
  4. naddy6969's Avatar
    I will never understand why some people are so obsessed with the start menu. Do you spend your whole day looking at the start menu? I don't spend more than a few seconds per day in it. Days can go by without me needing to even open it.

    When I open the start menu, I just need to launch a rarely used app, and get out. If I have launched the app more than 3 times, then the icon is moved to the Quicklaunch area of the taskbar. Why? So I don't have to waste time with the start menu.

    Your screens look way too cluttered to me. Info overload. I don't need to search, see how many emails I have or see the GD weather. I have apps for all of that.
    Last edited by naddy6969; 07-07-2020 at 10:28 PM.
    nate0 likes this.
    07-07-2020 10:08 PM
  5. nate0's Avatar
    I will never understand why some people are so obsessed with the start menu. Do you spend your whole day looking at the start menu? I don't spend more than a few seconds per day in it. Days can go by without me needing to even open it.

    When I open the start menu, I just need to launch a rarely used app, and get out. If I have launched the app more than 3 times, then the icon is moved to the Quicklaunch area of the taskbar. Why? So I don't have to waste time with the start menu.

    Your screens look way too cluttered to me. Info overload. I don't need to search, see how many emails I have or see the GD weather. I have apps for all of that.
    Sad but true
    07-07-2020 11:22 PM
  6. gala sheep's Avatar
    I will never understand why some people are so obsessed with the start menu. Do you spend your whole day looking at the start menu? I don't spend more than a few seconds per day in it. Days can go by without me needing to even open it.

    When I open the start menu, I just need to launch a rarely used app, and get out. If I have launched the app more than 3 times, then the icon is moved to the Quicklaunch area of the taskbar. Why? So I don't have to waste time with the start menu.

    Your screens look way too cluttered to me. Info overload. I don't need to search, see how many emails I have or see the GD weather. I have apps for all of that.
    I use the start menu about 10 to 20 times a day. This is the place where I organize all of my apps and search for stuff.
    I really love this area because it helps me keep everything where I want it to be for quick access.

    Think of it as your room, you can put everything anywhere or deside to dedicate a special place for every object.

    I'm a man who like order, I like to know what I have and where it is.

    BTW, I know couple of people who think like you, they don't feel like they need to use the start menu. gusse everyone have there way of doing stuff.
    bunky1971 likes this.
    07-08-2020 12:11 AM
  7. naddy6969's Avatar
    "I use the start menu about 10 to 20 times a day". Then you are wasting time. Pin those apps to your taskbar.

    "This is the place where I organize all of my apps and search for stuff."

    Why are you searching for anything? They can all be right in front of you. On the taskbar.

    I find the start menu to be a huge waste of time. I have not used it for literally decades. Everything I need daily is in the Quicklaunch area of the Taskbar. I don't need to be wading thru the same menu to launch the same apps over and over.

    "Think of it as your room, you can put everything anywhere or deside to dedicate a special place for every object."

    The start menu is more like a closet. My room is where I am working. I don't run to the closet every 10 minutes to get something that I had yesterday, and will need again tomorrow. And every day after that. Because that would be a huge waste of time and effort.

    I would rather have it right in front of me every day. The Taskbar is always there. I don't have to go searching for anything.
    07-12-2020 12:16 AM
  8. RTGent's Avatar
    I will never understand why some people are so obsessed with having everything on their taskbars, and everything out in their rooms.
    07-12-2020 11:26 AM
  9. gala sheep's Avatar
    I don't use the same apps everyday, I do many things and each one require different combination of apps.
    If I needed to put it all in the Taskbar I'll need 10 rows hh

    In the Taskbar I want to see only apps I'm using right now.
    07-12-2020 11:15 PM

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