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The future of Windows 8 (ZDNet Hot Topics webcast)

Rafael Rivera and I sit down to talk about Windows 8 with Jonas Tichenor as part of ZDNet's Hot Topics series. Catch this replay of the webcast and see our analysis and fearless (or perhaps crazy) predictions.
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Written by Ed Bott, Senior Contributing Editor on

This afternoon, Rafael Rivera and I sat down to talk about Windows 8 with ZDNet's Jonas Tichenor as part of the Hot Topics series. It was supposed to be a live webcast, but technical difficulties conspired to keep us off the air in real time. Never fear, though--we went ahead and recorded the half-hour show, and you can watch it right here:

Webcast: Counting Down to Windows 8

Rafael is, of course, Paul Thurrott's co-author on the upcoming Windows 8 Secrets and the brains behind the Within Windows blog.

We covered a lot of ground in a mere 30 minutes: you can get our takes on the Metro-ization of Windows, whether the Start menu is coming back, the state of Windows 8 apps, and how businesses are likely to react. We also offer our predictions on when Windows 8 will ship and how long we'll have to wait before the Windows 9 beta is ready for testing.

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