Fitzcarraldo wrote:I have to say that I have virtually zero interest in iPad-type tablet devices. A multi-touch UI only appeals to me on my Android mobile phone, which fits in my pocket.
This pretty much reflects my own view. A tablet is less portable than my phone and less powerful than my laptop - it feels, to me, like a completely pointless compromise.
Fitzcarraldo wrote:From what I've read, many GNOME users are currently going through the same 'exciting' experience with the transition from GNOME 2 to GNOME 3.
I don't know about exciting, but I am increasiningl enjoying GNOME 3 - so much so that I have even switched off the minimise and maximise buttons. It's probably more a question of personal preference than anything else, but I am finding it works really well for me.