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Windows 8 Visual Tour: Microsoft's New Desktop

Microsoft this week gave developers the first in-depth look at Windows 8--the operating system that could finally make it a player in the tablet market. Take a look at key elements.
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Microsoft is engineering tight integration between Windows 8 and IE 10. On the desktop, Windows 8 will include an HTML5 browsing engine that will enable the fastest Explorer experience to date. For tablets, Microsoft is developing a Metro-style browser that will also be able to take advantage of the browsing engine.

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