Microsoft reveals Windows 8 and its tactile interface for tablets Print

As expected, Microsoft revealed a part of Windows 8 during the conference All Things Digital. Steven Sinofsky, president of the divisions Windows and Live Windows was so able to show the interface tablet of Windows 8, an interface which is not without reminding that of Windows Phone 7.

On prototypes of tablets, Microsoft presented an interface made by squares, evident sign of relationship with Windows Phone 7. We find a new screen of starting which can show the programs of the user besides the widgets of Meteo, stock exchanges, and announcements email for example.

Extremely fluid, the interface tablet of Windows 8 seems to adapt of several types of media, in particular the video. It is so possible to pass of the display of photos to those of videos with effects of transition enough fooling.

We find the future online shop of sale of applications of the publisher. As for the tactile virtual keyboard it is not any more the one of Windows Vista or Windows 7 but that of Windows Phone 7.

Let us specify that Windows 8 is still only a name of code for the next version of the operating system which Microsoft sells every year to more than 400 million copies in the world.


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