Windows 8 Could Mean Greater Productivity

Windows 8, which will features a new interface called Metro, is due for release in late 2012. It will offer a new Windows paradigm for running, switching and working inside apps. Apps are represented as tiles rather than icons. When an app is running, it occupies the full screen with no menu buttons showing until you right-click your mouse (or swipe your finger on a touchscreen device). Many tech experts are predicting that Windows 8 will be an excellent OS for non-Apple tablets.

Read more details about Windows 8 in this Fast Company article. You can also see it a demo from the BUILD conference in this YouTube video.

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Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
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    […] was introduced last year and features the Metro interface that will be rolled out for PC with Windows 8 later this year. The home screen includes “Live Tiles” that are activated by touch. […]

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