Thursday, October 08, 2009

A Windows to Help You Forget [Vista] | Walt Mossberg | Personal Technology | AllThingsD

It’ll be fun to see what Fake Steve has to say about this review

After using pre-release versions of Windows 7 for nine months, and intensively testing the final version for the past month on many different machines, I believe it is the best version of Windows Microsoft (MSFT) has produced. It’s a boost to productivity and a pleasure to use. Despite a few drawbacks, I can heartily recommend Windows 7 to mainstream consumers.

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Now, however, it’s much more of a toss-up between the two rivals. Windows 7 beats the Mac OS in some areas, such as better previews and navigation right from the taskbar, easier organization of open windows on the desktop and touch-screen capabilities. So Apple will have to scramble now that the gift of a flawed Vista has been replaced with a reliable, elegant version of Windows.

A Windows to Help You Forget | Walt Mossberg | Personal Technology | AllThingsD

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