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.
Internet Explorer 10
The Windows 8 developer preview includes Platform Preview 3 of Internet Explorer 10, which features the new Metro style UI.
Microsoft says Windows 8 is powered by Keyboard, where immersive apps in Windows 8 are the focal point of your PC experience.
Windows 8 offers a locked screen mode where a user must swipe through to log on.
Windows 8 supports MultiMonitor mode.
Windows 8 features a PhotoPicker application.
Heres a look at the Windows 8 Start screen.
This slide offers a preview of the new Windows 8 Task Manager.
Task Manager Processes
Here, the new Windows 8 Task Manager shows off the Processes view.
Windows 8 will also feature a thumb keyboard.
The Windows 8 Developer Preview features Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Express.