Microsoft demonstrates Windows 8

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Microsoft demonstrates Windows 8
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  • Microsoft demonstrated the next generation of Windows at the D9 conference today. Codenamed Windows 8, it sports a totally redesigned interface featuring tiles, similar to Microsoft Windows Phone 7.
Microsoft demonstrated the next generation of Windows at the D9 conference today. Codenamed Windows 8, it sports a totally redesigned interface featuring tiles, similar to Microsoft Windows Phone 7.

Windows 8-based PCs will be able to scale from touch-only small screens through to large screens, with or without a keyboard and mouse.

Microsoft also announced that all Windows 7 applications and programs will be supported in the new touch-enabled version of Windows and users will be able to seamlessly switch between these apps.

They also demonstrated for the first time a fully touch-enabled Internet Explorer 10.

No specific launch date has been announced.

Check out the video below for a brief glimpse of the new platform.


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