Microsoft's Windows 8 includes a host of new features and capabilities to keep desktop PCs a centerpiece of business and consumer computing in the age of smartphones and tablets.
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The "People" app, a social media stream reader for Metro, is one of a bundle of preview-stage apps included with Windows 8's pre-release version. Most of them have the same simplified (or maybe just simplistic) flavor of Metro apps in general, so perhaps it will be up to third-party software makers to really show off what Metro can be at its best.
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