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Make the date and time persistent on the Start screen
If your vision’s good enough, you can always tell what time it is in Windows 7. The current date and time are always visible at the right side of the taskbar.
But the same isn’t true of the Windows 8 Start screen. With its live tiles, it’s supposed to be a place where you can get crucial information at a glance. So why is the clock hidden?
In Windows 8, the only way to see the current time is to show the charms menu, which requires a separate gesture or keyboard shortcut.
I’d love to see the current date and time permanently displayed on Start, perhaps in a bar along the bottom of the screen, to the right of the new Start button. In that configuration, you could always check the time by tapping the Windows key to go to Start, and then tapping it again to return to your previous app.
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