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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Some things never change
by blitze on Sun 28th Jan 2007 23:33 UTC
blitze
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2006-09-15

You could almost use that as a promo vid for Windows Vista. Not much difference between them LOL.

Music in the 80's wasn't all that bad, you just had to scratch the surface (look at alternatives). Most pop music was crap though but not much has changed there either.

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