Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Sep 2011 23:33 UTC
Windows Today, at Microsoft's BUILD conference in Anaheim, California, Microsoft unveiled the biggest overhaul of Windows since Windows 95. The venue was not coincidental; in the same city, in 1993, during the first Professional Developers Conference, Microsoft unveiled Windows 95 for the first time. Steven Sinofsky, supported by an army of Microsoft executives, demonstrated a whole boatload of things for Windows 8, and make no mistake, they had a lot to show. Two important notes: the Windows 8 Developer Preview will be free to download later today (no activation, will be updated regularly, and includes the new interface), and Win32 is the past.
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I really wish I could understand why you keep saying these things. Watch Brad Linder's demo video on the Eee PC. Try the developer build yourself. OPEN YOUR EYES. This is BLATANTLY the same old win32 gui with Metro running as a 3d OVERLAY. The Metro style start button hovers over the area where the old start button was, and when you launch metro apps it just brings up the rest of the overlay.

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