Does Vista mean business? Video
Neil Charney, Microsoft director of product management, demonstrates some ways application developers could use the new Vista platform for graphics and data presentation.\r\n
In San Francisco, CNET News.com staff meet with Microsoft's Neil Charney and Jim Allchin to get a tour of some antiphishing and parental-control tools in Vista.
Mika Krammer, Microsoft Windows marketing director, demonstrates features in Vista and Office 2007 during Chairman Bill Gates' keynote at the WinHEC 2006 conference. The demonstration included a picture frame with SideShow features and touch-screen displays.
Microsoft's Group Product Manager Aaron Woodman demonstrates how Vista will work for the average consumer in the second part to his presentation at this year's CES show.\r\n
From CES 2007: Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates lets product manager Justin Hutchinson take the floor to show off flashy new features for the operating system, including a moving desktop.
Be one of the first to see Windows Vista in use as Gates and Microsoft Group Product Manager Aaron Woodman show off the slick new OS during the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show.\r\n
CNET News.com's Ina Fried asks Microsoft's Allchin questions from readers. One wanted to know which computers would be able to run Vista.\r\n
There's another Mac clone on the loose, and Google launches a Wikipedia competitor. Plus, IT directors don't want any part of Vista, and gaming has some serious girl power.
In a face-to-face meeting with CNET News.com, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer talks up the upcoming version of Windows and says any PCs that ship between now and launch of Vista will be able to upgrade.
Microsoft has released a beta version of Vista. CNET's Robert Vamosi takes a look at some of the key features.