Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Apr 2011 22:59 UTC
Windows And yes, the stream of controlled Windows 8 leaks continues. This time around, Thurrot and Rivera have published a number of screenshots from Windows 8's brand-new tablet user interface, and surprise surprise, its built on Metro, the same design language that underpins Windows Phone 7. Windows 8 will also include its own PDF reader, Modern Reader, which also happens to be the first application packaged in Microsoft's new AppX format. Update: Long Zheng has some technical details on AppX, including this little tidbit: "The extensive list of properties signifies the comprehensive scope of this system to be the ideal deployment strategy for 'applications', in all essence of the word. In fact, the AppX format is universal enough so it appears to work for everything from native Win32 applications to framework-based applications and even *gasp* web applications. Games are also supported."
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RE: Comment by Stratoukos
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Tue 5th Apr 2011 03:17 UTC in reply to "Comment by Stratoukos"
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You can't overlook the value of having everyone see the adobe name everytime they read a pdf viewer. They think PDF == adobe. Thats some nice advertising. So when they need to create a pdf, they don't think, but go to adobe for acrobat. It wasn't too long ago that you *had* to get acrobat in order to convert a word file to a pdf. ( if you didn't want to do the whole ghostscript 5 step printer hack).

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