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Google's head of design takes swipe at Windows 10

Google's vice president of design Matias Duarte has taken to social media to air his feelings about the new Windows 10, which are far from positive.

Duarte vented his frustrations on Twitter where he posted: "#Windows10? More like Windows 10 years ago!"

His complaint was that while the design may be new it works in the same way as Windows XP.

"I just setup a Surface 4 & Windows 10 - not sure why I was excited to try a new thing, it's basically XP with a flat design skin. #FutureNot," he added.

Windows 10 was released as a free upgrade in July and combines the usability of Windows 7 and the tablet-based features of Windows 8.

Duarte's comments didn't go down well on Twitter with one user replying: “that’s funny, considering the current state of Android security is on par with pre SP1 Windows XP.” He then ended the debate by clarifying that his complaint wasn't about Window's design but a disapointing operating functionality.

"I have no beef with how #Windows10 *looks*. I'm disappointed it *works* just like XP. I understand that's a feature for many. Not for me!"

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