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Windows 8 Release Preview: Key Features

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 new Start menu serves as both a launchpad and a dashboard--a way to see at-a-glance activity for many different kinds of data via Live Tiles, and a way to quickly access common apps. It has been refined a bit since the first public betas, but the underlying metaphor hasn't changed in any major way.

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6/1/2012 | 6:42:57 PM
re: Windows 8 Release Preview: Key Features
This looks ugly, boring rectangles
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6/2/2012 | 4:37:09 PM
re: Windows 8 Release Preview: Key Features
What a wonderful experience for "mommy shopper", who appears to be the only target market Microsft wants. Based on this crap best suited for a tablet or stupid windows phone, I will be a dinosaur still using Windows 7 PRO and Ultimate for most of my working systems, with a couple older units using Windows XP SP3 for compatibility to older, but extremely useful and easy to use publishing programs. (PS: I am not the one being snarky about the target market. Microsoft is.)
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