Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 28th Jan 2007 21:34 UTC
Windows Tomorrow, Microsoft will release all 6 versions of Windows Vista; some of us will rush out to buy themselves a copy, some of us will, like, not do that. OSNews will be bombarded with Vista related articles until old CRT monitors will have faint imprints of the word 'Vista' scattered across their tubes. So, to start the whole barrage of Vista articles off, here is a promotional video of Windows 386, released in the late 80s. This video is nothing short of brilliant. I suggest you make yourself a nice, warm tea (or coffee, if it's morning) and sit back to enjoy the wonders of multitasking, the 'just like OS/2' interface, the 80s music, and, lest I forget, the fashion in spectacles. Update: I am currently watching the 1982 classic The Thing, and there's a character in there named 'Windows'. Coincidence? I think not!
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Holy Bad Filmmaking...
by soapdog on Sun 28th Jan 2007 22:38 UTC
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Had I watched this movie during the 80s, I would have chosen any OS but windows... thats not only a bad promo video, it is a bad video! bad filmmaking all over, even for the 80s... It focuses more on showing the blonde with spectacles than actually talking about the new thing, all I know from the video is that it looks like the competition and has some funny stuff called multitasking which no one cares to explain the benefits. Heck the girl was looking nice till she morphed into freak-singer-from-the-80s....


anyone here with a good promo video from the 80s...

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