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 counting on the fact that Windows 8 supports numerous computing form factors to give it an edge in the personal computer market. At BUILD, Sinofsky and Angiulo showed off desktop, notebook, and slate-style devices, all running the new operating system. Most analysts believe Microsoft will ship Windows 8 in 2012.