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Rounding off the "Longhorn for business" screen shots, this is an example of multiple non-maximized windows, demonstrating what I noted earlier about Aero's translucent and non-translucent states. Needless to say, at this point, Windows Longhorn was shaping up to be quite easy on the eyes while one worked!
Just about every Microsoft service that Longhorn touched was going to be given the Longhorn UI treatment, including Live services. The screen shot above demonstrates that reach and showcases how it could, in theory, work to create a seamless Longhorn experience.
The advent of Windows Flip was a Longhorn-based implementation of Alt+Tab. Not only were you shown thumbnails while you tabbed through your selections, but all the selections would show in larger windows in the background, thus allowing you to see even more clearly what you were selecting through.