App Switching

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App Switching

Windows 8 supports connected apps switching. Apps can communicate with one another in Windows 8. Rather than switching apps to share information, you stay immersed in your app and share the information to another app right in that context, never losing your place.

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Internet Explorer 10

The Windows 8 developer preview includes Platform Preview 3 of Internet Explorer 10, which features the new Metro style UI.

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Apps

Microsoft says Windows 8 is powered by Keyboard, where immersive apps in Windows 8 are the focal point of your PC experience.

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Lock Screen

Windows 8 offers a locked screen mode where a user must swipe through to log on.

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MultiMonitor

Windows 8 supports MultiMonitor mode.

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PhotoPicker

Windows 8 features a PhotoPicker application.

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Start Screen

Heres a look at the Windows 8 Start screen.

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Task Manager

This slide offers a preview of the new Windows 8 Task Manager.

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Task Manager Processes

Here, the new Windows 8 Task Manager shows off the Processes view.

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Thumb Keyboard

Windows 8 will also feature a thumb keyboard.

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Visual Studio

The Windows 8 Developer Preview features Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Express.

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