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		The stupidest thing about <ins>Mac OS X Lion’s</ins>
		<a href="https://www.apple.com/macosx/whats-new/launchpad.html" rel="external">Launchpad</a>? Can’t
		right click icons. Gargh, the conceit, it burns.
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	Apple have given up caring about a consistent message with Mac OS X. Why does Launchpad not use the actual folders
	that are in Applications? Why do we suddenly have this “new”, invisible filing system that can’t be accessed
	or managed any other way? Why does Launchpad have these slide-open folders, but when you put a folder on the Dock
	it’s a fan / grid / list? Why does none of the normal desktop conventions work with Launchpad? Can’t
	right-click. Can’t <kbd><abbr title="Option">⌥</abbr>+Click</kbd> to locate the application in Finder.
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	Lion is a sloppy OS with an inconsistent self-image and message. It’s a hodge podge of market forces tearing it in
	two.
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	I hate that spaces are horizontal only now (have to travel further to get to spaces 3 &amp; 4), so I’m effectively
	reduced to only two. I hate that Spaces are so slow to change focus when switching from one to the other. Especially
	when switching back and forth between a browser and text-editor. You have to stare at your text editor for a second
	whilst the focus decides what it wants to do.
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	Auto-opening closed documents just doesn’t work sensibly yet. Every time I open preview or QuickTime, I get a pile
	of windows because I am used to quitting these apps with <kbd>⌘+Q</kbd>, without having to close each window
	first. Do any of the developers at Apple actually <em>use</em> Lion?
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	I get the distinct feeling that even Apple’s Mac OS X programmers are being forced to live in the shadow of iOS,
	like it or not.
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