Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th Oct 2008 19:02 UTC
Windows Windows 7 is out and about. Microsoft has been unusually secretive about Vista's successor, but now that PDC is under way, they have unveiled the various enhancements to the user interface. Windows 7 might not have any significant under-the-hood changes (in fact, all your applications and devices will still work), but on the outside, Windows 7 represents the biggest change for the Windows user interface ever since Windows 95 came out.
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RE: Dock-like
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 28th Oct 2008 20:39 UTC in reply to "Dock-like"
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In other words, Windows is finally getting something very similar to the Dock in Mac OS X. Now *that* would be a reason to upgrade from XP.

The taskbar and the dock have always been slightly different ways of doing the same thing. Still, even with the new one in 7, they are different in the exact same ways as they used to be. The taskbar has just gotten some new features, that's all.

Don't think that just because it's entirely icon-based, it's suddenly the same as the Mac OS X dock.

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