The new Windows, Version 7 designed to replace the much maligned Vista has been released in Beta and is getting generally good reviews. Below is the Microsoft propaganda page on what it can do.
Windows 7 was built around your feedback, so you’ll see a lot of things you’ve asked for. You asked us to make everyday tasks faster and easier, to make your PC work the way you want it to, and to make it possible to do new things
For more general industry comments on Windows 7 look here for a round up of Blog reports.