Desktops

Posted by ctitanic (left mobilitysite) on Sep 18, 2008

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img1_1792345Here is a little program just released by Microsoft and that you may want to install in your PC.

Desktops allows you to organize your applications on up to four virtual desktops. Read email on one, browse the web on the second, and do work in your productivity software on the third, without the clutter of the windows you’re not using. After you configure hotkeys for switching desktops, you can create and switch desktops either by clicking on the tray icon to open a desktop preview and switching window, or by using the hotkeys.

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  • Pony99CA

    FYI, Virtual desktops aren’t that new as the linked article shows. It appears that the Commodore Amiga had them back in 1985. I remember when Xerox PARC announced Rooms back in 1986, and I’ve seen various attempts at them on Windows (including a spherical one, I think).

    I think Microsoft is just playing catch-up again.

    Steve

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