Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) previewed the Windows 8 operating system at the D9 Conference. Some of the features that are involved in Windows 8 are:
– Fast launching apps from a tile-based Start screen, which is replacing the Windows Start menu.
– Live tiles with notifications that shows up-to-date information about the apps.
– Natural switching between apps.
– Fully optimized touch browsing capabilities.
– Ability to snap and resize an app to the side of the screen.
Check out a video demo below: