Thursday, June 2, 2011

Microsoft unveils' Windows 8 "

The Microsoft IT group gave, Wednesday, June 1, an overview of the operating system that will succeed the current Windows 7. The demonstration took place on a touch screen, illustrating the emphasis on the shelves that Microsoft hopes to equip the system. "Windows 8", code name for the emerging system shown at the conference organized by the D9 news website All Things Digital in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, is clearly designed in anticipation of a new era of computing where the shelves will an increasing role.

"The things that people are walking on (the tablet from Apple) iPad, I think we can do, and then add to that all the advantages we have with Windows," said Steven Sinofsky, head of the activity in Microsoft Windows. "We have an approach that is different (from the current Windows), but built on the value of an operating system that sells nearly 400 million units per year," Sinofsky said, expressing his conviction that "laptops, tablets, desktops can all run with a (same) operating system.

According to the demonstration given on Wednesday, "Windows 8" also borrows a lot to Phone Windows 7, Microsoft operating system for smartphones, organized with the blocks illustrated accelerating navigation function or application to another.

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