Connectivity improvements in Windows 8: USB3, Bluetooth LE, WiFi Direct, NFC, NIC filtering
As the BUILD conference represents a combination of formerly separate software and hardware events, Microsoft has many sessions dedicated to the design of hardware for Windows 8 devices. In the first of these sessions, Dennis Flanagan provided an overview of the hardware improvements in Windows 8 including some interesting connectivity additions and improvements.
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