It is the day after the Pre-CES Keynote by Steve Ballmer (see my coverage here) and the Google Alerts are dominated by Windows 7 news of course.

Google News Alert for: "windows 7"

Reasons to skip Microsoft’s Windows 7 Beta download
ZDNet – USA
Still, I was excited to hear that Microsoft is releasing a beta download of Windows 7 on Friday – a move that might slow the switch-to-Mac momentum out
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Windows 7 beta coming tomorrow
Neoseeker – USA
[Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer] talking about Windows 7: "We are on track to deliver the best version of Windows 7 ever.
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Public beta of Windows 7 out Friday. Who’s in?
Dallas Morning News – Dallas,TX,USA
The new OS is getting largely positive reviews — generally along the lines of "This is what Windows Vista should have been!" — but it’s still a beta,
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Ballmer previews Windows 7
ZDNet – USA
He also shows previews the next Windows operating system, Windows 7. You need Javascript enabled to view the video player. Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief
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Ballmer unleashes Windows 7 into public beta
Yahoo! Tech – Sunnyvale,CA,USA
As was widely expected, at last night’s CES keynote speech, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gave Windows 7 the full dog and pony show, formally announcing the
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Windows 7 Beta: Should You Try It?
PC World – USA
Windows 7 beta becomes available to the public Friday for download. Before you rush out and download it, here is what you need to know.
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Hacking Windows 7 beta problems
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
I’ve put the Windows 7 beta through its paces, and mostly have been impressed. But I also found several problems with it, including hard disks that appear
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DailyTech

Windows 7 Beta Gets Official
DailyTech – Chicago,IL,USA
Ballmer gives a hoot for the official release of the Windows 7 beta. (Source: Jason Mick/DailyTech) Windows 7 beta is available to MSDN and TechNet
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Ballmer’s Promise: Windows 7 ‘Best Version Of Ever’
InformationWeek – Manhasset,NY,USA
By Paul McDougall Kicking off CES 2009 Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer used his opening keynote address to pitch Windows 7 to an
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Microsoft brags up Ford Sync and its coming Windows 7
Detroit Free Press – United States
BY MIKE WENDLAND • FREE PRESS TECHNOLOGY COLUMNIST • January 8, 2009 Microsoft’s new Windows 7 computer operating system was showed off at the Consumer
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Google Blogs Alert for: "windows 7"

Windows 7 beta available tomorrow: Only 2.5 million download slots
Better hurry up if you want to download the Windows 7 beta, since Microsoft is only allowing the first 2.5 million of you …
CrunchGear – http://www.crunchgear.com/

Windows 7: Windows 7 System Requirements Less Hungry than Vista Was
Those requirements are basically identical to the system requirements for Vista, which—considering the nearly three-year span between Vista and Windows 7—should make Windows 7 a much more viable upgrade to those of use who don’t want to
Lifehacker: not Mac OS X, not Vista – http://lifehacker.com/

Public Windows 7 beta coming on Friday – The Tech Report
Microsoft gave a presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show late yesterday, and as the Associated Press reports, the company revealed that a public beta of Windows 7 is right around the corner. In fact, you should be able to download
The Tech Report: News – http://techreport.com/

Windows 7 Beta: Quick Review
Windows 7 seems to be much improved than Windows Vista in lots of areas and the beta clearly shows that Microsoft has indeed taken users feedback on Vista seriously. I would recommend everyone to try Windows 7 Beta atleast once if you
Neowin.net / Main – http://www.neowin.net/

Windows 7 Beta Arrives This Week ~ ID on Desktop Customization
Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, kicked off CES 2009 last night with his keynote speech in which he announced the Windows 7 beta will be available for public download, this Friday. This will be a download-only version, and will expire in
Lockergnome Blog Network – http://www.lockergnome.com/

Google Web Alert for: "windows 7"

Asus debuts S121 netbook with Windows 7 and 512GB SSD
Jan 6, 2009 Asustek Computer on Tuesday debuted an ultrathin, light netbook called the S121 with two new technologies, Microsoft’s yet-to-be released

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