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    News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people thin

    We reckon it's a little early to be building the Windows 8 hype machine, but one Microsoft employee has jumped the gun.
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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people thin
    Is it a new diet regime?


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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    Probably an XPiimote

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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    Live dll updates so you no longer have to reboot or at least decrease the amount of reboots when you install something.

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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    What I don't expect is that it will turn out to be Open Source...

    I can't actually think of anything about 7 that irks me that much, I suppose different wallpapers on multi monitor setups would be nice... and ummm perhaps voice control would be shiny in the privacy of my own home... a built in voice to text system... Better sticky notes would be nice, the W7 ones seem not to be save-able.

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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    Natal?

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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    How utterly unspecific and unhelpful.
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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    Microsoft app store ?
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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    Quote Originally Posted by Stringent View Post
    Live dll updates so you no longer have to reboot or at least decrease the amount of reboots when you install something.
    Have you not used Windows 7? I haven't reboot after an app install for ages. And most updates (around 80%) don't require a reboot either!

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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    I don't want to change the way I think about my computers. I'm perfectly happy with them. *sulk*

    I'm not on Windows 7 yet. Sigh. Perhaps I should be...
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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    comes with a special glove like in Minority Report

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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    How utterly unspecific and unhelpful.
    Indeed, its hardly news worthy.

    But this does seam to send the interwibbles into meltdown.
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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    Quote Originally Posted by Singh400 View Post
    Have you not used Windows 7? I haven't reboot after an app install for ages. And most updates (around 80%) don't require a reboot either!
    Seconded - and installing video drivers without rebooting is just something i take for granted now. However, you can't stop developers from stuffing things up and insisting on a reboot!
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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    Quote Originally Posted by LuckyNV View Post
    comes with a special glove like in Minority Report
    That's so 2002. Natal shows MS's thinking in there being no "controller" at all. Gates has prevously mentioned the R&D in Natal related technologies taking place for Office apps.

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    Re: News - Microsoft employee talks Windows 8, claims it will "change the way people

    - Microsoft App store
    - Windows updates that don't need you to reboot
    - Multi touch interface
    - Fast boot time

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