5 Things To Know About Windows 8

Windows 8 has been a real surprise to the users and especially a sweet one to Window’s lovers and sour one to its counterparts in the market. This latest version of the Windows OS , has got so many features which makes this next generation operating system a reinvented OS. Atleast, that is what Microsoft says about it.

We have listed out some amazing features about Windows 8 that would surely make your jaw drop. It is completely different from the any of the earlier Windows versions.

5 Things To Know About Windows 8

Windows 8 Runs On All Devices

Unlike any other OS the planet, Windows 8 runs on tablets, laptops and desktops. With Win 8, Microsoft is trying to compete with all the computer and laptop OS as well as mobile devices’ OS. It supports conventional computer and laptop processors and  ARM-based processors (used in tablet PCs and smartphones).

Amazing Design

The first thing that one would notice about Windows 8 is its design. It is completely different than any of its previous versions. It is brilliantly designed such that it sits amazingly well on any tablet PC and smartphones. And also offers unseen experience for laptops and computer users.

It Has Its Own App Store

Whether it would be Mac OS, iOS or Symbian or Android OS, each of these operating systems have its own markets. So make some noise for Windows 8 App Store. Yes, finally Microsoft has come out with this very own app store. And this is a great news for all the developers as well as users.

Incredible Touch Screen

Now this is something on which Microsoft has never worked on. Windows has never designed anything for touchscreen technology.  And with Windows 8, you have so much to experience. With its amazing user interface, you would get to swipe your fingers and use apps, play games, navigate around. It is total fun.

Super Fast Processing

Microsoft labels Windows 8 as the fastest operating system on the planet. As per the reports, Windows 8 boots up in 8 seconds. It supports USB 3.0 and Hyper V. This is something which surely highlights this newest operating system.

Now only time will would bring the real picture if these efforts of Microsoft to change the concept of operating systems work. On paper, Windows 8 surely looks like something that each one of us would be looking forward for.

Filed under: Windows 8
September 14, 2011 by: Prasanth Chandra


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