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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Windows 8 gives users the option to work through a new interface inspired by Windows Phone 7's Metro UI. It borrows the "Live Tiles" display from Windows Phone 7. Live Tiles show real-time feeds from social networking services, corporate inboxes, news sites, and other information sources directly on the home screen.
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