Microsoft’s Windows chief, Steven Sinofsky, took to the stage at All Things Digital’s D9 conference on Wednesday.
Sinofsky unveiled a taste of Windows 8 to the world, system-on-a-chip devices running Windows 8. Thisismynext.com posted a picture of Microsoft’s immersive interface running on one of the on stage demo units just before Sinofsky’s talk on Wednesday. Microsoft has revealed a number of details of its new interface for Windows 8 to All Things Digital. Windows 8 supports two types of applications, classic desktop Windows apps and HTML5 web apps. Windows 8′s new interface uses Internet Explorer 10 as the heart to power several widget style applications for checking the weather, stocks etc. Microsoft’s new start screen includes easy touch icons to allow users of touch based devices to easily navigate Windows.
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Leaked Presentation Reveals Microsoft's Plans For Windows 8 Leaked Presentation Reveals Microsoft's Plans For Windows 8
A leaked Microsoft presentation for hardware makers on Windows 8 reveals some insight into how the company is thinking about its next operating system upgrade. The leak comes from the Microsoft Journal, an enthusiast blog written...