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Windows 8 is in the Works. But What Will It Be? PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 22 April 2009 21:37

Microsoft is hiring developers to work on the successor to Windows 7, which many guess might ship in late 2009 or early 2010. Some folks have talked about the possibility of Windows 7 being the last Windows that’s a piece of software rather than a service. There is no doubt that Microsoft will be shipping new versions of Windows for years to come–even if the world moves sharply to the Web and old-fashioned operating systems look…well, really old fashioned. But I see at least five routes that Microsoft could take with Windows 8, or whatever it’ll end up being called: rumoured to be Midori...
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Windows 8 site news- windows8newsinfo PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 22 April 2009 07:47

After start working on the idea to launch a Windows 8 Newsinfo site besides our Windows 7 Newsifo site it was clear that Internet users just were waiting for a project like this.
We got already alot possitive Feedback and suggestions. As You noticed this Site will be also Ad-Free and of course Spamfree.  Next move will be a special Windows 8 Forum, so when You want to join us and be
W8 Forumone of the first to register pls. do.

May I present our present W8 Team:   Super Moderator: Javajolt   Global Moderators:
Vastac13, Gangsta4Christ, Sceadwe.    Moderators: Heavenly, Ulead, Kinerinu
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Windows 8 Grows in the Shadow of Windows 7 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 April 2009 18:26

Sure enough, the next iteration of Windows is at center stage, but this does not mean that it is getting Microsoft’s undivided attention. In fact, Windows 8 is growing in the shadow of Windows 7, as the Redmond company has made sure to confirm. The past week, the software giant indicated that it was ready to kick off major improvements designed to revolutionize file access in branch offices for Windows 8. But at the same time, this is not the only aspect of Windows 8 under focus. Microsoft also offered official confirmation that it was planning the next generation of the file server for Windows 8, the successor of Windows 7. "In Windows Server 2008 R2 release, the Server UX Test team (under the File Server Management organization) is finalizing the MMC based User eXperience (UX)/Interfaces for the File Server Role. Currently the team owns DFS Management, Share and Storage Management, FSRM & Classification UI, Disk Management, SMFS. For Windows 8, the SSD organization is working on the next version of the file server," a job posting from Microsoft, via Mary Jo Foley, reads...Read more on Our Forum

 
Microsoft Already Starting on Windows 8 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 20 April 2009 10:08

A great thing to hear: Microsoft is actually already starting to work on Windows 8.  According to a job posting on Microsoft's site, the company is starting to put its engineering team together for designing the successor to Windows 7. The job posting details of a storage related position with focus in the enterprise:  "For the upcoming version of Windows, new critical features are being worked on including cluster support and support for one way replication. The core engine is also being reworked to provide dramatic performance improvements. We will also soon be starting major improvements for Windows 8 where we will be including innovative features which will revolutionize file access in branch offices."  If you've got what it takes to be the "Lead Software Development Engineer in Test," apply right here. Or you can sit back and wait to see how Windows  8 will develop..

 
Windows 8: Channel 9 interview PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 19 April 2009 15:39
About Three years after the launch of Windows Vista, everyone is waiting for the launch of his successor Windows 7. But Microsoft is already in progress with the development of the successor to Windows 7. Meinke Soni, a senior developer working in the Microsoft Windows Server group, said in an interview with Channel 9 that Microsoft has started to think about the planning and strategy 8 for Windows, the successor to Windows 7. The software giant is at the wrist with partners and customers to see what their wishes. Meinke says that she's involved in the first talks on Windows 8. Microsoft talks already with important partners and customers to see what their future needs are. According to meinke is also the technology adoption program (TAP) involved in the first talks about Windows 8. Tap is also the group that provides advice on the development of Windows Server.
 
Windows 7, 8, 9 Midori PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 22 April 2009 07:33
Is Windows dead? Or, at least, is this the beginning of the end for Microsoft's proprietary operating system? And, if so, what solution/platform will be THE Windows killer? It's not like candidates are in short supply. From the Google Browser (Chrome) to Linux, Mac OS X, to RIA platforms, to dedicated thin clients, to Microsoft's very own Singularity and Midori non-Windows operating systems, Windows killers come in a variety of flavors, but none with sufficient kick to wash down Microsoft's flagship OS for good. At least, not for the time being. Windows 8 and Beyond: Microsoft has debuted planning for Windows 7 even before Windows Vista hit the shelves at the end of January 2007. And, approximately a year ahead of the delivery of Vista's successor, the company is looking beyond Windows 7, planning for Windows 8, and even beyond that, for Windows 9. Even though it is indeed exploring non-Windows alternatives, with all indications pointing to the Midori incubation ending up as a commercial project, while Singularity will remain a research-focused initiative, Microsoft is, in fact, committed to Windows.  Windows 9 Codename: Midori:  See also this article: OS. W8 successor: Midori Introduced- Written by Riso Tuesday, 21 April 2009 14:21
 
Windows 8 improvement Jobs PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 20 April 2009 18:39

Quote: .... We will also soon be starting major improvements for Windows 8 where we will be including innovative features which will revolutionize file access in branch offices.  We are looking for a strong lead who has the right blend of technical passion, leadership skills and testing experience.  Are you looking for a team with abundant opportunities to grow? If so, we have the position for you!  DFSR is Microsoft’s premier file replication engine and is an integral part of our branch office strategy and File Server role. It can scale to thousands of servers and replicate hundreds of terabytes of data. We have shipped the technology that powers file sharing in Windows Live Messenger, Windows Meeting Spaces (Vista) and Branch Office replication in Windows Server 2008 which has strong customer deployment. DFSR technology saves MS-IT and our customers more than 80% WAN bandwidth by using advanced On-The-Wire differential compression end Quote.....more here

 
Windows 8 Web page introduction PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 19 April 2009 15:42
Newton's third law of motion states "To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction,” well this applies to writing software as well as Operating Systems.  So let’s take a look at Newton's 3rd Law of Motion in action as applied to an Operating System.  Action: Release Windows 7  Windows 7 is a reaction to Windows Vista.  We all know Microsoft is going to release Windows 7 in the very near future to replace the failed Windows Vista.  The Windows 7 Team has made W7 to be faster and less of a system resource drain than any previous versions of Windows yet.  Windows 7 will be introduced with 6 versions meaning the work must proceed with the Release to Manufacture (RTM) date rapidly approaching.  Reaction: Windows 8 on the Horizon  With Windows 7 well underway, there are plenty of teams within Microsoft who are looking to the future. Yes, Windows 8 is not only confirmed as existing as its own entity but Microsoft is currently looking for people to fill the proverbial shoes of planning. Perhaps the codename for Windows 8 is just that; Windows 8, and not "Orient" or "Mystic," as previously rumored. With Windows 7 being the current codename of Microsoft's upcoming OS, "Windows 8" as a codename makes perfect sense, though ultimately an assumption on my behalf at the moment.  Newton’s law of motion is always in effect, therefore in keeping with  "To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction,” it is only appropriate to follow that action presented with windows7newsinfo with the first and our newest site windows8newsinfo.
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Microsoft Already Starting on Windows 8 PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 19 April 2009 15:36
W8 W8  W8 W8 There's no doubt that many enthusiast are waiting to see what the final version of Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system will look like when shipped.  How will Windows 7 perform? Will it be faster and more stable than Vista? Will it address all of Vista's shortcomings? Of course, we all know that Windows 7 is an evolution on Vista. Despite lingering doubts, those who have tried the public beta of Windows 7 already claim that it's one of Microsoft's best operating systems yet.  That's a great thing to hear because Microsoft is actually already starting to work on Windows 8....more at our  Forum
 
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