It may have the start-bar-and-icon Desktop look that Windows users are familiar with, but as the crowd at Anaheim, California, saw, any similarities with Windows 7 end there.
The new system has a new, touchscreen-optimized interface called ‘Metro,’ which looks more like the Windows Phone operating system.
The first video below is a very well done review on the upcoming Windows 8 by a guy who is a techie – not a reporter. One of the biggest features is the touchscreen interface. Which if you are using a tablet is great. Put personally, as a PC user, the thought of leaning forward constantly touching the screen for usage makes my already bad back ache even more. Yes, it is perfectly fine with mouse and keyboard, and this review will explain this even further. Below the review is the video put out by Microsoft on June 1st so you may view more about this OS.
Personally, I’m going to stay with Win 7 for a while. In all truthfulness, I prefer Ubuntu, but the software I run is Windows (or Mac) based only….