- - Microsoft
- -- Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System
- ---- Windows 8 Preview
engine - 10:18 am on Jun 2, 2011 (gmt 0)
Windows 8 was demonstrated and here's what Microsoft said.
Windows 8 Preview [microsoft.com]
|Here are a few aspects of the new interface we showed today: |
• Fast launching of apps from a tile-based Start screen, which replaces the Windows Start menu with a customizable, scalable full-screen view of apps.
• Live tiles with notifications, showing always up-to-date information from your apps.
• Fluid, natural switching between running apps.
• Convenient ability to snap and resize an app to the side of the screen, so you can really multitask using the capabilities of Windows.
• Fully touch-optimized browsing, with all the power of hardware-accelerated Internet Explorer 10.
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