Microsoft continues to have problems with their Vista opperating system. Consumers complain about the problems that plague the software. The next service package to help fix the problems continues to be delayed. No official release date has been set. Security and privacy issues should be of concern to anyone using a Microsoft based computer to connect to the Internet.
The next opperating system release from Microsoft is Windows 7 and is expected to be released in 2010. The Beta version is available at Microsoft.com. They claim:
Over the past few years, you’ve asked us to make some changes to Windows. We listened closely. Now it’s time to share an early look at how we’ve used your feedback. Windows 7 is faster, more reliable, and makes it easier to do what you want. Both the everyday things and the killer “is that really possible?” things. Dig into this site to see what’s coming.
Internet Explorer 8
Available now, Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 helps you do what you want online, faster. With innovations to the address bar, search, tabs, and the Favorites bar, Internet Explorer 8 brings you more information, with less effort.
To start, as you type a search request you’ll immediately start seeing relevant suggestions from your chosen search provider, complete with images when available. The twist: search will also use your browsing history to narrow the suggestions. You’ll start seeing search results while you’re typing. If you see what you’re looking for, you can go right to the list without finishing the request.
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