Does Windows 10 Really Need a New Volume Overlay?
Little things do matter, and living proof is the volume overlay in Windows 10, which is gaining quite a lot of attention these days for a reason that makes total sense.
The design of the overlay isn’t only outdated, but it also doesn’t align with Microsoft’s push for making everything in Windows 10 easier to use, especially when analyzing some of the aspects that skilled developers out there discussed in the last few days.
Rudy Huyn, who was one of the most active developers in the UWP world and is now part of the Dropbox team, thinks that Microsoft uses an approach that doesn’t make sense in Windows 10, especially when taking into account the two volume controls in the OS.
“Should Win10 have 2 different ways to change the volume? Does it make sense to display media info when users click on Volume up/down?” he asks on Twitter.
This configuration has been around since the days of Windows 8, when… (read more)