Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 5th Feb 2012 19:15 UTC
Windows For all intents and purposes, this is only a minor change, and were this any other operating system or graphical environment, it would never warrant an entire news item. However, we're talking Windows, the most popular desktop operating system of all time, here. After 17 years of trusty service, Microsoft has removed the Start button from the taskbar in the upcoming Consumer Preview release of Windows 8.
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RE[3]: Comment by nbensa
by chithanh on Mon 6th Feb 2012 11:44 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by nbensa"
chithanh
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2006-06-18

When first beta of the Windows 7 appeared, many people noted the similarity between Gadgets and Plasmoids.

For example in this infamous screenshot (don't be fooled by the date): http://img585.imageshack.us/img585/8498/emuelldesktopgadgetsc6d.png

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