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How to Try Windows 8 on Your iPad

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    How to Try Windows 8 on Your iPad


    With $25, an iPad and a bit of curiosity, you can try Windows 8 on a tablet right now.

    Splashtop, a maker of remote desktop software, has released a $25 iPad app called Win8 Metro Testbed. If you’ve got Windows 8 Consumer Preview running on a PC, Splashtop’s app will stream it to your iPad, while allowing for all the same touch gestures you’d get on a proper Windows 8 tablet. For example, you can switch apps by swiping from the left side of the screen or bring up a list of options–the “Charms” bar, as Microsoft calls it–by swiping from the right.
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    Works quite well other than changing the resolution of my desktop monitor when running the app. Also cannot get the start screen to com up from the desktop screen from the bottom left hand corner. Other than those two niggles it runs fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
    With $25, an iPad and a bit of curiosity, you can try Windows 8 on a tablet right now.

    Splashtop, a maker of remote desktop software, has released a $25 iPad app called Win8 Metro Testbed. If you’ve got Windows 8 Consumer Preview running on a PC, Splashtop’s app will stream it to your iPad, while allowing for all the same touch gestures you’d get on a proper Windows 8 tablet. For example, you can switch apps by swiping from the left side of the screen or bring up a list of options–the “Charms” bar, as Microsoft calls it–by swiping from the right.
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    or if you have Comcast...just use this free one...

    The XFINITY TV App

    opps cross posted wrong pointer...should be:

    http://www.informationweek.com/news/...apps/232900298


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    Quote Originally Posted by fgdn17 View Post

    or if you have Comcast...just use this free one...

    The XFINITY TV App
    How do you try Windows 8 on your iPad with the Xfinity app??

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