Take a closer look at Microsoft's radically revamped Windows 8 OS, out now in a consumer preview version. Here's the lowdown on features, apps, hardware, and more.
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In Windows 8, searches happen not just through the standard search engine, but extending to applications. So a search for Harry Potter can bring up a number of possibilities, including the ability to get a movie from within Flixter, or a game from within Xbox Live.