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New Windows 8 build reveals virtual keyboard, SMS

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    New Windows 8 build reveals virtual keyboard, SMS


    The latest build for Windows 8, known as Build 7989, has leaked onto the Web, reportedly revealing a batch of potential new features.

    Windows has long offered a virtual keyboard. But with Windows 8 destined for tablets and other mobile devices, Microsoft has reportedly revamped the keyboard with a new look and feel. Unlike the current keyboard, which requires mouse clicks to operate, the new keyboard will offer touch friendly buttons along with a split keyboard option, according to WinRumors, which has posted a video demo of the new virtual keyboard.

    The Win 8 keyboard will reportedly provide built-in support for emoticons and feedback sounds similar to those heard in Windows Phone, WinRumors added....

    Read more at: New Windows 8 build reveals virtual keyboard, SMS | Microsoft - CNET News

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    Will be interesting to see how Win8 affects the tablet OS market.

    By the time Win8 comes out the tablets should have better CPU, hardware specs.
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New Windows 8 build reveals virtual keyboard, SMS
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