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Microsoft unveils new tablet UI for convertible PCs (It’s more like the desktop UI)

Windows 10 is a single operating system with two user interfaces: one for tablets and one for desktop and laptop computers.

That makes sense, since you generally interact with those devices in different ways — but things get a bit tricky when you’re using a 2-in-1 convertible, whether that’s a tablet with a detachable keyboard (like a Microsoft Surface Pro) or a laptop with a 360-degree hinge (like a Lenovo Yoga device).

The Windows Continuum feature helpfully asks if you’d like to switch to tablet mode when you detach or fold back the keyboard. But it can be a bit jarring to see just how different Windows looks if you say yes.

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