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Windows 8
« on: April 04, 2011, 11:22:21 am »
By Mary Jo Foley | March 30, 2011

Beta collectors waiting with bated breath for a leak

While there have been various minor Windows 8 leaks claimed and reported by various sites, Microsoft has kept a tight lid on its next version of Windows to date.

Complete story---> http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/windows-8-beta-collectors-waiting-with-bated-breath-for-a-leak/9067?tag=nl.e550

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2011, 02:19:21 pm »
http://www.winbeta.org/ usually has good info regarding this stuff. They've been around for YEARS.


Looks like the ribbon will make its debut in windows explorer:
http://www.winbeta.org/?q=news/what-we-know-so-far-about-windows-8

I love the ribbon in microsoft office 2007/2010. I can't wait to see what else they have for windows 8.

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2011, 08:17:36 pm »
Follow up;

REDMOND, Wash. – June 1, 2011

Today, at the D9 Conference, we demonstrated the next generation of Windows, internally code-named “Windows 8,” for the first time. Windows 8 is a reimagining of Windows, from the chip to the interface. A Windows 8-based PC is really a new kind of device, one that scales from touch-only small screens through to large screens, with or without a keyboard and mouse.

Full story--->http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2011/jun11/06-01corporatenews.aspx

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