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Windows 8 to allow pattern-based logins?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 22 Apr 2011 16:48 User comments (7)

Windows 8 to allow pattern-based logins? According to a new video, Windows 8 will allow users to login/unlock their computers with patterns, just like Android and iOS devices do now.
Microsoft is expected to launch Windows 8 in mid-2012, for desktops and tablets. The OS will feature more cloud-based features, Kinect support, Zune music, and see a revamped UI.

Windows 8 will also have support for ARM-based SoC, alongside Intel x86 architectures, so a plethora of tablets are expected in 2012 featuring the OS.

So far, there has been a very early build leaked to torrent and warez sites, but most of the expected features are not included.

Video slightly NSFW:

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7 user comments

122.4.2011 17:24

Ugh. What a dickhead!


222.4.2011 17:47

So now I can just watch the guy even farther from him to know his password.

322.4.2011 18:26

I knew Megaman 2 passwords would be useful for something eventually!

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 22 Apr 2011 @ 18:27

423.4.2011 0:03

They should have made it like hacking in wouldn't have been much less secure, and it would add a certain thrill when you are actually able to log in.

Or better yet, they should just have a list of all the user names and passwords right on the login screen; it would hardly be a change from current windows security.

523.4.2011 0:30

Anyone up for some Simon Says lol

Playstation 2-Free McBoot,HDloader 8.0c,Open PS2 Loader 0.7,80gb Maxtor HDD,SMS Media Player,PGen,SNES Station- Installed
GameCube-SDload,SD Card Adapter,BBA Adapter,2 Color Case,GnuboyGX,MPlayer- Installed

626.4.2011 0:22

great concept however really bad video.

Edited by DVDBack23

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729.4.2011 12:15

Am I supposed to be impressed?

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