The internally code-named “Windows 8,” is reimagining Windows. “The interface for a new generation of touch-centric hardware. Fast, fluid and dynamic, the experience has been transformed while keeping the power, flexibility and connectivity of Windows intact” , said Juile Larson-Green.
Here are a few aspects of the new interface :
|•||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.|
|•||Live tiles with notifications, showing always up-to-date information from your apps.|
|•||Fluid, natural switching between running apps.|
|•||Convenient ability to snap and resize an app to the side of the screen, so you can really multitask using the capabilities of Windows.|
|•||Fully touch-optimized browsing, with all the power of hardware-accelerated Internet Explorer 10.|
“We also showed effortless movement between existing Windows programs and new Windows 8 apps. The full capabilities of Windows continue to be available to you, including the Windows Explorer and Desktop, as does compatibility with all Windows 7 logo PCs, software and peripherals.”