Windows 7 in action: Do more with the taskbar and Jump Lists
Posted by Ed Bott @ 1:19 pm
Sociologists say that multitasking has shortened our attention spans and made us more easily distracted than ever. The problem is especially noticeable on modern PCs, where it’s possible to open dozens of windows at once. The challenge for Windows users is how to keep track of all those windows without losing focus.
In this week’s Windows 7 screencast, I offer a closer look at the new taskbar, which represents a striking departure in form and function from its predecessors. Its design is clearly intended to make it easier to manage large numbers of programs and open windows.