Meet Windows 8
With Windows 8, Windows has been reimagined. Its the best of both worlds, the best solution for work and play.
Start screen and live tiles.
Windows 8 lets you personalize your Start screen with live tiles that bubble-up information for the things you care about most.
Windows 8 includes amazing, built-in apps that work together seamlessly. Find even more apps in the Windows Store.
Windows 8 connects your favorite services to your Microsoft account, giving you immediate access to your personal content through SkyDrive and your apps.
Be more productive.
Windows 8 offers the fun of a tablet with the productivity of a PC; its the best of both worlds.
Easy and fun navigation.
The Start screen and live tiles deliver a new Windows 8 user experience, optimized for touch, and mouse and keyboard. Help your customers experience Windows 8 through learning its easy and fun navigation.
Personalised Start Screen.
The Start screen and live tiles bring the things you care about most right to the front of your device. Pin contacts, apps, photos, websites, and more to your Start screen, so you can access them quickly and get real-time updates.*
Live tiles on the Windows 8 Start screen bring your apps to life, displaying useful information on the tile-even when the app isnt running. Live tiles change and update in real time, so you can see whats happening and keep current with what matters most to you.
Your apps are amazing because they work together. Use the Share charm to share content between apps, including services like Facebook and Twitter.* The more apps you have, the more ways you can share.
Pin from within an app.
Find yourself visiting the same app to look at the same information every day? Theres no need to navigate within the app to find what you need. With Windows 8, you pin content from within apps, so you can find what you need-fast.
Find more apps in the Windows Store.* Its easy to navigate and discover new apps, with suggestions, ratings, and the ability to try an app before you buy it.
The Search charm gives you an easy way to search your current app, the web, or all apps, files, and settings on your device.* The more apps you have, the more places you can search. Search once, search everything.
With 7 GB of free cloud storage through SkyDrive, youll never be without the files, photos, and videos that matter most to you.* You can get immediate access to SkyDrive online storage from any webconnected device.
With Windows 8, your entire PC is cloud connected. Your apps are connected to the services you use just by adding them to your Microsoft account. The People app is your most complete address book. You can include contacts from Hotmail, Messenger, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Gmail, and others. Quickly see whats new, share an update, comment, or initiate a conversation.
With a Microsoft account, you can sync contacts, settings, browser history, and social networks across any Windows 8 device.*
Windows 8 enables you to multi-task by snapping two apps side-by-side-even on a touchscreen tablet.
Windows 8 offers the fun and entertainment of a tablet, with the power and productivity of a PC. You can access the familiar desktop and run your favorite Microsoft Office applications.
All Windows 8 devices-even tablets-offer USB ports, providing options for extra storage, local printing, and other external capabilities.
* Internet connection required. Internet and/or data plan usage charges may apply. Access from mobile devices requires Wi-Fi capability or depends on network availability.
To learn more about Windows 8, go to microsoft.com/expertzone. You can also learn on-the-go with the ExpertZone Mobile Companion (available on Windows Phone, iPhone, and Android).
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