Microsoft details pre-beta release of Windows 7
Microsoft revealed it pre-beta release of Windows 7 to develepers at the Professional Developers Conference. For the first time Microsoft also revealed the web applications which include “lightweight versions of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote that are used from within standard web browsers.” Ray Ozzie, chief software architect at Microsoft says, it’s aiming to bring “the best of the web to Windows, and the best of Windows to the web.”
Don’t forget the improved navigation, a new taskbar (preview shown), support for multi-touch gestures, Device Stage and enhanced AV integration.
You can read the full press release in all its Redmond glory here.