Windows 7 is your old bicycle.

Jupiter analyst's comments on Windows 7 are amusing.

David Card on Microsoft's plans for Windows 7.

So, apparently, the 2009-2010 version of Windows will still not have the next-gen file system I was writing about more than 10 years ago -- when "Cairo" was the lead codename -- let alone a microkernel with modules for OS "personalities" and compatibility.

You're gonna fend off Google and cloud computing with a touch screen?? Good luck. I do hope there's a skunkworks Plan B in the labs. No wonder buying Yahoo "isn't strategic."

Also amusing is the Microsoft reaction to Tiger's search capabilities.

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