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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Microsoft spent a great deal of time on the hardware. At the launch event, it showed PCs of all shapes and sizes throughout the stage--tablets, large displays, ultrabooks, and more. Microsoft has worked with a number of manufacturers and system providers to make Windows 8 ubiquitous from the start. There were reference designs from the system-on-chip (SOC) players (NVidia, TI, Qualcomm), including an Intel Clovertrail prototype Windows 8 system (bottom row, second from left).
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