05 September 2011

Further peek at Microsoft Windows 8

Microsoft provided another glimpse at changes coming with the next-generation of Windows software that powers most of the world's computers.

Microsoft is making major improvements to a key Windows Explorer file management program to enhance how it interacts with the coming Windows 8 operating system, according to Windows division president Steven Sinofsky.

Windows 8 is about reimagining Windows,improve the most widely used desktop tool (except maybe for Solitaire) in Windows adding atop a blog post detailing Explorer modifications.

A control "ribbon" for commands was added to make them more easily accessible to people other than "power users" familiar with Windows Explorer shortcuts.

Microsoft in June provided the first sneak peak at the successor to Windows 7, a next-generation operating system designed to work on both personal computers and touchscreen tablets.

Now,Laptops, slates, desktops -- all can run one operating system,.

"Windows 8" builds upon many of the features in Microsoft's latest mobile operating system for smartphones, Windows Phone 7, including the use of touch "tiles" instead of icons to launch and navigate between applications.

Microsoft has promised to reveal more features of Windows 8, which uses Internet Explorer 10 as a Web browser, at its developers conference in Anaheim, California, opening on September 13.

1 comment:

sergeant keroro said...

baru jek tukar 7, dah keluar 8. maju betul XD