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Rancho Palos Verdes, California (CNN) -- The next version of Windows will look a lot like Windows Phone 7. But the familiar PC design is still there under the hood.
Microsoft unveiled the design for Windows 8 at the All Things Digital conference here on Wednesday. The software giant plans to provide a more extensive demonstration at a conference for application developers in September.
Windows 8, which may not be the final name for the operating system, won't be available in stores this fall, as optimists had predicted, said Steven Sinofsky, the Windows division president. Analysts expect it to be released next year.
Originally posted by richiev
Some of you see it as dumbing down. I see it as progress. The idea is to have everyone enjoy the PC experience.
I think you make some excellent points there. It does indeed seem like they are being dumbed down, and how can that be called "advancement"? I don't think it is, its newer, but not better.
Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
Just looks like the whole thing is just media center.
Why is operating system advancement synonymous with dumbing-down and locking-out?