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» An early look at Windows Vista
By  Super Admin | Published 08/5/2005 | Vista Reviews | Unrated
Known for years by the code name "Longhorn," the successor to Microsoft's Windows XP has been dubbed "Longwait" for its numerous delays. As features have been announced, it's also been accused of copying Apple Computer Inc.'s Mac OS X.
» Windows Vista Beta 1 Review
By  Super Admin | Published 07/27/2005 | Vista Reviews | Rating:
While Beta 1 isn't a tremendous release for end users--that is, most of the end user goodness like Movie Maker and future digital media enhancements are missing in Beta 1--there are still all kinds of new things going on here. Some are already nicely implemented, while others are just wisps and hints of things to come. By Paul Thurrott of winsupersite.
» History of Windows
By  Super Admin | Published 07/23/2005 | Vista Reviews | Rating:
In 1983 Microsoft announced its development of Windows, a graphical user interface (GUI) for its own operating system (MS-DOS) that had shipped for IBM PC and compatible computers since 1981. Microsoft modeled the GUI, which was first known as Interface Manager, after that of Apple's Mac OS. Bill Gates had been shown a Macintosh prototype by Steve Jobs early in its development, around 1981, and Microsoft was partnered by Apple to create some of the important early Mac software, such as Word and Excel.
» Vista Preview
By  Super Admin | Published 07/23/2005 | Vista Reviews | Rating:
The newest versions of the next Windows add graphics sizzle and more search features but lack visible productivity enhancements.
» 64-Bit Windows? Wait for Vista
By  Super Admin | Published 07/23/2005 | Vista Reviews | Rating:
The new Windows moves many parts of XP to 64 bits, but significant gaps remain.
» Longhorn reviews
By  Super Admin | Published 07/23/2005 | Vista Reviews | Rating:
Longhorn reviews
» Longhorn movies
By  Super Admin | Published 07/23/2005 | Vista Reviews | Rating:
Longhorn movies
» Longhorn technology showcases
By  Super Admin | Published 07/23/2005 | Vista Reviews | Rating:
Longhorn technology showcases
» Windows Vista
By  Super Admin | Published 07/23/2005 | Vista Reviews | Rating:

Windows Vista is Microsoft's next version of its Windows operating system, to follow Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. It was previously known by the codename Longhorn; the name "Vista" was unveiled on July 22, 2005.

» Longhorn FAQ
By  Super Admin | Published 07/22/2005 | Vista Reviews | Rating:

Once envisioned as a minor upgrade to Windows XP, Windows "Longhorn" took on all-new importance in early 2002 when Microsoft decided to reach for the brass ring and make this upcoming Windows release an all-encompassing major upgrade with a new security architecture called Palladium, a hardware 3D-enabled user interface, and many more exciting new features. Here's the first--and most comprehensive--Longhorn FAQ ever created, constantly updated to include the latest information about this release.