Windows & Interoperability: Windows 7's Magical Mystery Tour

By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2009-08-20 Print this article Print
Windows 7s Magical Mystery Tour

Windows 7s Magical Mystery Tour

by Jim Rapoza
Windows 7 RTM showcases lots of new features, but most startling may be the many bizarre and psychedelic backgrounds and themes that are included. Either the developers of Windows 7 decided to honor the 40th anniversary of Woodstock or they've been taking something a bit stronger than Seattle coffee. Here are some of the more trippy backgrounds found in the Windows 7 RTM, and, to stay in theme, I've captioned them with quotes from bands, poets, artists and even a famous movie from the '60s.
Jim Rapoza, Chief Technology Analyst, eWEEK.For nearly fifteen years, Jim Rapoza has evaluated products and technologies in almost every technology category for eWEEK. Mr Rapoza's current technology focus is on all categories of emerging information technology though he continues to focus on core technology areas that include: content management systems, portal applications, Web publishing tools and security. Mr. Rapoza has coordinated several evaluations at enterprise organizations, including USA Today and The Prudential, to measure the capability of products and services under real-world conditions and against real-world criteria. Jim Rapoza's award-winning weekly column, Tech Directions, delves into all areas of technologies and the challenges of managing and deploying technology today.

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