Windows 8 : Whats hot!



Its a old news that Windows 7 is the most successful operating system from microsoft so far having 400 million copies sold.

The whole world is now waiting for the windows 8.

When the era of tablet started once again, companies like Apple, Samsung and Motorola started gaining attention. Now its been 2 years around and we have couple of good tablets in the market. The ipad from Apple and the Galaxy from Samsung are the most successful tablets so far. The main reason now every-ones eyes are on Microsoft is the Windows 8 support for tablets.

Windows developers were having no option to develop application for tablets and were always had to accept a fact that Android is rocking in tablet world. There are millions of developers using Microsoft technology now and always wanted to develop applications for the tablet devices.

Not just developers, Well, there is a reason for everyone to get surprised. Windows 8 works on desktops, laptops, notebooks, tablet pcs, servers and even media center PCs. It adds support for ARM Processors in addition to the x86 microprocessors from Intel and AMD. The UI has been completely changed to make it good for touch devices as well as pointers and keyboards.

Screenshot of the Windows 8 Start screen, as shown at the D9 Conference in 2011, making use of Microsoft's Metro design language

Here are a few cool things about the new interface:
  1. Fast launching of apps from a tile-based Start screen, which replaces the Windows Start menu with a customizable, scalable full-screen view of apps.
  2. Live tiles with notifications, showing always up-to-date information from the apps.

  3. Fluid, natural switching between running apps.

  4. Convenient ability to snap and resize an app to the side of the screen, so one can multitask easily.

  5. Web-connected and Web-powered apps built using HTML5 and JavaScript that have access to the full power of the PC.

  6. Fully touch-optimized browsing, with all the power of hardware-accelerated Internet Explorer 10.



Also, a video from the Microsoft's below.

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