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Windows 8 UI vision mockups from 2010

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    Windows 8 UI vision mockups from 2010

    A friend recently forwarded me a MetroTwit for Windows 8 cameo in a UX Week 2012 presentation by Microsoft’s Jensen Harris from the Windows design team. Watching through the entire presentation, I noticed that Jensen showed off something I’ve never seen before – early mockups of the Windows 8 UI.

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    Windows 8 enterprise x64

    No surprise, they probably start to work on it before Windows 7 launch. Rumors since a year now is that next one will not call Windows, so they work on something else way before Windows 8 Launch too, will code blue a new OS or a major patch ?????? Is Windows 8 a transition to a desktop less OS ?
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    These are so weird, it for some reason makes me think of the original Windows Longhorn concept with an early iteration of Windows Phone 7.

    I personally would be enthused to have all the builds of Windows 8 that were developed to see what all the things that changed. I remember the early alpha builds and a few screenshot leaks of Windows 8 a couple years ago. Those were weird as well.
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    The mockups actually look better than the final version, in that you can actually see relevant information like your battery life, the time, etc. Lol.
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