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Windows Vista delay: good news for Apple?

Microsoft's decision to delay the consumer release of Vista may benefit Apple, say analysts.

Microsoft previews Vista, next Office

Microsoft is expected to preview new capabilities in Windows Vista and its next major release of Office for Windows at a developer conference in Los Angeles.

Longhorn is now Windows Vista

It's not Longhorn anymore. Microsoft today announced that Windows Vista will be the official name of the next version of its flagship operating system, and that beta 1 of the OS will arrive by August 3.