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@ D9: Glossy, Nimble Windows 8 Not Close To Launch

It feels like we just saw the coming attraction for an intriguing movie that won’t be released until sometime next year. Windows 8’s slick touch user interface drew oohs and ahs from a crowd not usually known for liking Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) but the closest we got to an ETA from Windows chief Steven Sinofsky during the sneak peek at All Things Digital was ‘not this fall.’ ATD’s Ina Fried has an early look; Microsoft demo video below.