Linked by Adam S on Tue 23rd Sep 2008 14:50 UTC
Windows According to Microsoft beat writer Mary Jo Foley, word is that "Windows 7's mail, photo-management and movie-maker subsystems applets are all being replaced by optionally installable Windows Live equivalents." To many, replacing subsystems with services is a good thing. But what will the self-professed geeks think? Cnet seems to think that "Windows 7 must appeal to geeks--or else!"
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Comment by BrendaEM
by BrendaEM on Tue 23rd Sep 2008 16:21 UTC
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If the form of the bloat really as important as the volume of it? If MS keeps on their trend the average use will need a super computer to check their mail.

The only compelling reasons to move from XP up MS's tech-tree are Directx for games, and the artificial restrictions they put on BluRay's DRM.

I seriously doubt that MS is capable of making a good product, at this point.

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