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Full Title: Windows 8 Will Have A Dedicated App Store For Downloading Apps, Confirms Microsoft
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Although not much is known about “the direction” Microsoft is heading, Sinofsky proceeded to outlining all the teams that are developing each of Windows 8′s components. Bored yet? Don’t be: the list of the teams actually managed to spill the beans on a feature that had long been rumored but Microsoft had always kept secret: an “app store”. Much like app stores on other platforms, such as iOS, OS X and Windows Phone 7, the Windows app store will presumably give users access to a whole slew of third-party software for Windows.

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First the Xbox 360 compatibility and now an App Store.

It seems like Windows 8 is getting more and more bloatware by the day. I'm not sure what to think about this.
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I do.

I'm keeping my Windows 7.
    
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for WP8 or desktop?

App store malware/spyware anyone? wow...

seams to me Win 7 is the new XP

win 7 for another 10years
Edited by cayennemist - 8/17/11 at 3:30pm
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It's probably just a dumbed down version of windows 7. I doubt we'll see any major changes to the OS itself, besides the ones listed.
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Hey, Microsoft. There's this thing called the internet. You can get all kinds of apps and stuff on it. You should look into it sometime.
    
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Originally Posted by Hysteria~;14619680 
Hey, Microsoft. There's this thing called the internet. You can get all kinds of apps and stuff on it. You should look into it sometime.

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I have faith in Microsoft. They've been in the industry for years now, they're not going to sabotage their latest and greatest product.
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I don't need an "App Store".

Downloading and installing a program is childs play, this is just a dumbed down interface.
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The way Windows is going though I think it will be well implemented, im a huge fan of the Xbox 360 compatibility aswell.
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I don't need an "App Store".

Downloading and installing a program is childs play, this is just a dumbed down interface.

I like to go through the installation my self. I hate simple one click download and installs. The user then has no power.
    
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