“Microsoft’s aim to get a tablet-optimized UI in Windows 8 was supported on Friday by registry key discoveries in a milestone build. Repeated references exist to an ‘Immersive’ shell that would launch on top of Windows,” Electronista reports.
“GeekSmack’s screenshots also make mentions of a docking system that would couch apps and an ‘Immersive browser’ that would be more than just what’s seen today,” Electronista reports. “What Immersive and the dock would entail aren’t evident.”
MacDailyNews Take: The misery of it all makes you want to jump off a dock and drown?
Electronista reports, “Clues have already emerged that it would use some cues from the Metro interface in Windows Phone 7. It’s possible the docking may relate to the taskbar much like Windows 7, where an app icon can be both a launcher and a status window.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]