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Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Windows 8 Public Beta is Out(Consumer preview)

Microsoft released the very first  public beta of  Windows 8 which is going to be the Microsoft’s next can download This pre beta at .this new version has completely different user Interface for You having the all new metro style from the microsoft.

This new version of windows has been designed to be usable on different kind of devices.This os will work very smooth on touch screen devices.It has been introduced for the  latest  portable devices, like tablet pc.The market is currently dominated by apple’s touch and android devices .Now Microsoft has thrown their dice in the market as Windows 8.I am using Windows 8 preview and i personally loved this.I think Soon the Microsoft tablet will come to dominate the market.

Till now Windows 7 was the great hit.wihch is going to be followed by the new idea of the Windows 8.

Metro UI

Windows 8 will employ this metro design with the metro design language . This version of windows 8 will be having tile based start interface. Each tile will be icon for an application or tile will be representing a Application with very nice hover effects and the app info on the tile. All apps will be metro style and these metro apps will be able to interact with each other.the metro apps will be developed using the c#,Vb,c++ and HTML and javascript.These will be available at the Microsoft app store.

New Features of Windows 8:

The new interface of windows will have some of new features as:

  • The Windows App store as Like apples app store
    • The app store will have All the apps available for the download
  • The all new internet explorer version 10. This new browser have lots of hopes for MS .Till now the MS browsers are not so hit.
  • The Cloud Computing feature will allow user to having store the data online on the Skydrive .
  • Ability to sign in Using windows live id.The data can be synchronized over the internet.
  • Window to go will allow to run windows from USB devices
  • new lock screen
  • new recovery options added named reset and refresh

These were the features of the windows 8 as now.The success will depend on the market.

The new Feature of this version of the windows 8 will be Difficult to understand to them who has never good experience with the Touch devices

Product(Windows 8 beta):

Windows 8 will be two versions  — one of them will be 32 bit  and other will be 64 bit.In both versions,Windows 8 have the new and the different interface.


Windows 8 public beta in action:

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System Requirements For Windows 8 beta

Windows 8 Works fine on the same harware as win 7 :

  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
  • RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
  • Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device or higher
  • To use touch, you need a tablet or monitor that supports multitouch
  • To access Windows Store and to download and run apps, you need an active Internet connection and a screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768
  • To snap apps, you need a screen resolution of at least 1366 x 768


Also microsoft has announced that the arm version of widows 8 will have the Office suite installed in it .Which means the the great office appz like powerpoint ,word excel will be available on the price of the windows.

Windows 8 has gone through 100,00 code changes since the last developer release of windows 8.This version is combination of the touch screen and the mouse interface,which is expected to work on all kind of devices and miscrosoft countinuos its habbit of dominating the world with their innovative technologies.

So we can say windows 8 is going to produce new kind of computing devices with hybrid tech.i say hybrid cause mouse ,touch and gestures all on same.


overall this public preview looks fine and very complete yet.i ma counting on the final version .Widows gonna provide the next big thing . I bet this is going to be next big thing.The idea of the metro apps is very new and looks very nice. There is still need to be work done on this so we are expecting more and more improvements on the worlds famous Operating System.

Download the windows 8 public beta here

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