January 26, 2004
Just Around the Corner: New PCs and Longhorn
Okay, with a release date set for 2006, Longhorn, Microsoft's long awaited successor to Windows XP, is farther off than just around the corner. However, that doesn't dim the usefulness of two great articles at CIO.com.
First up, "Dawn of a New PC" explores what to expect in next-generation PCs. (Hint: Raw speed isn't everything.) Next, "The Real Meaning of Longhorn" takes a good look under its hood. First, be prepared for a serious hardware upgrade to take full advantage of its new features. Second, with XML at Longhorn's core, the distinction between desktop and webtop apps will be blurred considerably.
Topic(s): Legal Technology
Posted by Jeff Beard