As we pointed out in our Windows 7 walkthrough, one of the biggest improvements to the UI is the taskbar. It is hard to explain new features like "Peek" and how the functionality of the taskbar has evolved without actually showing you how it works—so this video should do a lot to clear things up. All-in-all it looks like a major upgrade. [Lifehacker via NeoWin]
Its just a bigass quicklaunch bar.
what happen to the brand new taskbar this is just updateing the windows taskbar with the quick launch bar this nothing new.
Its like the took some KDE, mixed it with the windows taskbar and added a flavor of the osx dock nothing new here.