As it develops Windows 8, Microsoft has come to acknowledge both Apple and Google as competitors for the hearts and minds of current and would-be Windows users.
Full Story: http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2009/12/microsoft-eying-google-apple-with-windows-8-development.ars
Googleâ??s Translation of Windows 8 Mention on Microsoft China
To support a huge number of software and hardware is a feature of Windows, but also with other operating systems is one major difference. In the solution of problems of cross-age sense of Windows7 hardware ecosystem compatibility issue, Microsoft China R & D Group's hardware innovation center stage in the beginning of the project suffered an embarrassing.
As China's wide variety of hardware products. Therefore, just...
Seven more job postings were posted last month that mention Windows 8. From them, we can glean a few small tidibits about Windows 7's successor.
Full Story: http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2009/12/microsoft-to-switch-internal-focus-to-windows-8-in-july-2010.ars
Four more job postings were posted this month that mention Windows 8. From them, we can glean a few small tidibits about Windows 7's successor.
Full Story: http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2009/10/job-postings-indicate-microsoft-looking-ahead-to-windows-8.ars
Bill Gates Wants Natal Motion Sensitive Technology on the PC Too
Sounds fun. Think it will be integrated? Think it will ever be used?
Bill Gates suggested in an interview with CNet that the Windows group is considering support for 3D gesture recognition.
Gestures would be 3D movements that could be sensed by special 3D depth sensing cameras. There are other ways to detect user movements, but 3D cameras are coming down in price and have improved sensing capabilities, so they are potentially going to lead this next wave of user interactivity.
Using 3D measurements in game play makes a lot of sense, so for this the XBox...
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