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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RE[2]: Holy Bad Filmmaking...
by StephenBeDoper on Mon 29th Jan 2007 03:53 UTC in reply to "RE: Holy Bad Filmmaking..."
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I'm pretty sure ripping off Mission Impossible was already a dated cliche by the 80s.

Oh noes, the smoke is escaping from from her cassette player! Good 'ol 80s smoke-powered technology - great stuff until the smoke escaped, but then you had a real chore on your hands to get it back in.

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