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Windows 9 will ditch something you hate, add something you want

Windows 9 will ditch something you hate, add something you want
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In the excitement of the next big Apple update, let's not forget that Microsoft has something up its sleeves as well. Windows 9 is under way, and I think you'll like what Microsoft has planned.

With Windows 9, Microsoft will be moving away from the Windows 8 style that so many users had problems with. The "Charms Bar," a toolbar that is accessed by swiping right to left on Windows 8 touch screens, was designed for easy access to the Start Menu, settings, search and others. It will be taken away from Windows 9.

That's some relief to the folks who used a mouse and keyboard with their version of Windows 8. Microsoft has also announced that it will be moving back toward the desktop that users know and love so well.

In fact, Microsoft will finally be adding a native virtual desktop to Windows 9, which will be very handy for mouse-and-keyboard and touch-screen users alike.

What's a virtual desktop, you ask? A virtual desktop is created when the software boundaries of the desktop go beyond the physical limitations of the user's screen.

For example, when you use an Android or Apple smartphone and scroll or swipe to see other apps that you have on the phone, you're using a virtual desktop. Click here to get a look at what the virtual desktop can look like for you with this free download.

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Source: The Verge
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