'Ultimately, the new Taskbar is not Mac-like in any important way, and only the most facile of analyses would claim that it is.' Only the most facile readers would give a shit about an Ars Technica article spread across several pages so full of adds, its not even worth bothering.
I can chose any number of alternate shells for xp, and it will only be a matter of time before 7 has the same.
Its funny you complain about classic mode, because I'm posting from windows 7 running in classic mode... Stop regurgitating the same BS and try the product before you talk with authority about its shortcomings. Ive been very impressed over the last few weeks, and there are a few things different, but thats just progress. You didnt complain about motherboard manufacturers dropping the second IDE channel in lieu of SATA did you?
Well, I dont know about you, but I have been using multiple virtual desktops since 2kpro. Heck, MS even put them in the xp power toys package. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/Downloads/powertoys/Xppowertoys.mspx I'm sorry, but as someone who mentions Linux, you should be more than capable of locating one of the many programs that add this functionality to windows.
I find this ironically on-topic...
Agreed wholeheartedly. Poor choice of poll.
AT&T sucks. Honestly though, I cant say Im surprised. Its like the local cable company here degrading our analog signal when they started pushing digital service. Oh, and once again I'm glad I have sprint.
I thought it was proper to erect first, then integrate?