Windows 7 & IE 9 offer Next Generation Browsing Experience: Sites are instant
Favorite sites sooner: Not only do sites load faster in Internet Explorer 9, they can also be pinned to one’s taskbar for one-click access. To pin a website, the user has to grab the tab and drag it down to the Windows 7 Taskbar!
Jump Lists: Once a site is pinned, one can right-click on the icon to get a list that directs them to the particular content on the site.
Notifications: Some pinned sites can immediately notify users that content has been changed on the site.
Start with Windows Media Center
Windows Media Center when used to its fullest can turn a computer into a powerful home entertainment hub. This feature of Windows 7 can also connect the computer to a high-definition TV and it’s remote. It also enables you to stream your media over a home network to an Extender device.
Start with media streaming
Windows 7 Media Streaming allows users to access their media files while they are away from their computers on other devices in other locations in their homes. It also enables access of media files over the internet if both the computers are running Windows 7.
‘Play To’ in Windows 7
Play To, new in Windows 7, makes it easy to stream music, video, and photos from one computer to other PCs, TVs, or stereos within a home network. Users can stream music from their PC to their home entertainment system or stream slide shows and videos to another computer. The user may right-click the desired tracks or add them to the Windows Media Player 12 playlist, and then click Play To.
Windows Touch and Internet Explorer: Better together
By pairing a computer with multitouch capabilities and Windows 7, the user can discover many ways to use Windows Touch. Internet Explorer 8 has some unique touch capabilities.
The touch-related improvements in Internet Explorer fall into two categories: making it easier to hit targets with fingertips, and making touch feel more natural.
Windows 7 HomeGroup from start to finish
A Homegroup is a group of computers on a home network which can share pictures, music, videos, documents, and printers. Using Homegroup, one can share files with other people in the Homegroup without compromising their password. When a PC is set up with Windows 7, a Homegroup is created automatically.
Music. Pictures. Movies. TV. Enjoy it all in Windows 7
The users of Windows 7 can now enjoy their photos, music, or video even while they are away from their home PC using Remote Media Streaming. This new feature provides easy and secure access to media library over the Internet. Windows 7 also supports more media formats.
Remote Media Streaming
With Remote Media Streaming in Windows 7, users can now enjoy their music, videos and pictures anytime and anywhere. There is no need to copy the media files from a PC to the laptop, Remote Media Streaming securely taps into the complete Windows Media Player 12 library over the Internet.