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    PS4 OS/UI - What do you think?

    So after finally trying it for yourselves, how do you guys like this? Me personally, I hate it! it's truthfully awful as they stripped all of the nice features, options and customization from the XMB and left us with a half baked OS, which hopefully will receive PLENTY of tweaks in the future. I would much rather have the same XMB again on my PS4, why? The arrangement isn't any helpful, friends list should be visible without going into Friends list and then online friends right away makes not want to check anything at all as it should be visible in the Home screen imo, not many settings as on the PS3 which make the transition more difficult even if you're coming from the PS3, one of the things I hate about the most is how the heck did Sony not enable a pause/resume function on the downloads? (here I am throwing a lot of downloads in there and can't even play online because all of the downloads are hogging up my bandwidth). I know not everything can be perfect, but just thought to ask your opinions. And here's to hoping for some future fixes and tweak adds


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    I love it. The XMB was crap.

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    I like it, just takes some getting use to. as pointed out to me in another thread, they probably didn't much emphasis on getting out customizable features of the UI with all the pressure of putting out a new next gen console as soon as possible. so it'll only take a few updates and it'll be as cool as the ps3 XMB.


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    None of the options in the poll are reflective of how I feel about it. It's nice, but it just kinda seems pretty bland at this point. It isn't very user friendly either. You have to go through just as much navigation and selecting to get around as you did in the XMB.




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    I like it it is easy and to the point....What more do you need in a gaming console?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thanatos144 View Post
    I like it it is easy and to the point....What more do you need in a gaming console?
    Being able to manage downloads, not having to go through so much hassle when viewing my friends list, it's like the little things that are missing from the PS3 that I really want back. But I'm hopeful Sony will sort this soon.


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    Quote Originally Posted by daLa View Post
    Being able to manage downloads, not having to go through so much hassle when viewing my friends list, it's like the little things that are missing from the PS3 that I really want back. But I'm hopeful Sony will sort this soon.
    well they've done a great job designing it around gamers to begin with so I'd imagine they'll tune it to our feedback


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    Quote Originally Posted by daLa View Post
    Being able to manage downloads, not having to go through so much hassle when viewing my friends list, it's like the little things that are missing from the PS3 that I really want back. But I'm hopeful Sony will sort this soon.
    Things change you will have to learn how to use the new UI.

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    Anybody using the touchpad to navigate the UI? I had a gone on a demo unit at the Game store in town, felt really natural with me being used to using the iPad and other touch screen devices.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Malt View Post
    Anybody using the touchpad to navigate the UI? I had a gone on a demo unit at the Game store in town, felt really natural with me being used to using the iPad and other touch screen devices.
    I didn't know you can

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    Quote Originally Posted by Malt View Post
    Anybody using the touchpad to navigate the UI? I had a gone on a demo unit at the Game store in town, felt really natural with me being used to using the iPad and other touch screen devices.
    Demo UI is different from retail UI. You can not use the touch pad to scroll on retail units

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    Quote Originally Posted by YoungMullah88 View Post
    Demo UI is different from retail UI. You can not use the touch pad to scroll on retail units

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    Yeah I'm surprised it's not in there. I was hoping that and swipe texting with the touch pad. Not to mention one of the obvious uses would have been pointer for the browser.




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    Quote Originally Posted by PS4freak View Post
    Yeah I'm surprised it's not in there. I was hoping that and swipe texting with the touch pad. Not to mention one of the obvious uses would have been pointer for the browser.
    Must have had balance problems

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    Thanks guys.. I'm a little disappointed it's not on there, it worked very well on the demo unit in the store, real smooth..

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    I really like it. Big improvement from the XMB




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    Quote Originally Posted by thanatos144 View Post
    Things change you will have to learn how to use the new UI.
    It's not that I can't or that I'm not willing to, tbh I don't actually hate the UI but the lack of MUST have features is bringing me down a bit.


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    Quote Originally Posted by daLa View Post
    It's not that I can't or that I'm not willing to, tbh I don't actually hate the UI but the lack of MUST have features is bringing me down a bit.
    I seem to say this a lot it is a launch unit it is bare bones

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    Quote Originally Posted by thanatos144 View Post
    I seem to say this a lot it is a launch unit it is bare bones

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    yea i was going to say. no one should have to "get used" to a new product. the idea is to get to a better place than before. otherwise touch screen phones would not be popular...of course, other than the fact that you have to get used to how unorganized phones can be.

    yea, it's fair to assume that they rushed it to meet deadlines. small things like that will surely make it in - hopefully sooner than later but no doubt they will be there.

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