Windows 8 is coming in 2012; here's an early look at some major new features and areas of improvement
Usability goal: Click reduction
Neither the traditional nor the classic Windows UI are anywhere near finished. Yet, Microsoft's usability department is busy simplifying the user interface and reducing overall complexity. For example, once you connect to a public Wi-Fi, Windows 8 offers a new dialog to enter the user name and password to get online access. Windows 7 users would need to connect to the Wi-Fi, open up a browser and then wait for the online provider's landing page to pop up.
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