Vista was a failure. but i figured they'd fix it up and market it better and all of that. instead, they announced a public beta of Windows 7, which will be the next operating system. i was blown away to see that they are already offering the beta of the next Windows. Vista still seems new to me. maybe that's because it is new at my university. anyway, here's the snippet on the availability of Windows 7 already:

http://www.engadget.com/2009/01/07/blah blah blah.html