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KDE's 'Plasma Active' Tops GNOME 3 and Unity

Oct 13, 2011, 13:00 (6 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

Mobile devices have been influencing desktop software design for several years now. Mostly, I've not been impressed. Either the results are awkward, like GNOME 3, or over-simplified, like Ubuntu's Unity.

I had just about reached the conclusion that the mobile influence represented a step backwards in desktop design -- then I tried KDE's Plasma Active, a desktop designed for touch screen tablets, and all my assumptions were trampled underfoot.

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