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By Author: Renita Chien
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With Microsoft gaining so much hype before its new operating system, Windows 8 has been launched it is quite expected that it can win the hearts of all those who are looking for a fast operating system. The release date for Windows 8 is though not clear but it is expected to get launched in early 2012.

A number of websites are filled up with Windows 8 news. While some gives you news about the unique user interface of Windows 8, others describe you about its interesting features, gadgets, system requirements and more. With Windows 8 Dual User Interface which displays traditional desktop UI and a Metro style interface, you can expect Windows 8 to be tablet-friendly which is somewhat different from standard Windows desktop.

According to various media sources, Windows 8 revolutionizes Windows platform thus welcoming a new generation of computing devices. It supports more spoken commands. Tellme, which is the speech technology unit of Microsoft is working in collaboration with Windows Phone, Azure and other Microsoft teams to include more advancements in speech recognition. As Windows 8 is based on HTML5, software developers can create interesting applications that can support speech commands by using HTML5 speech tag. Windows 8 is the first operating system to support ISO’s in the Windows Explorer which means that now you no longer have to use third-party programs to view and access ISO images.

As far as system requirements are concerned, Windows 8 operating system has USB 3.0 hardware support. Previously, all the operating systems were supporting USB 2.0 but Windows 8 is the first operating system to support USB 3.0. In addition to this, many features are also showcased in Windows 8 like Sensor System for Owner Authorization, Face Recognition, that will enable you to log in using a webcam to recognize faces, Microsoft Office like toolbar, Genus Login Screen, new Task manager along with the facility to track applications. This feature is helpful if you need to keep an eye on the power consumption and memory usage by the processes. It can help you to save power and memory loss, mostly when you work on laptops and notebooks where battery power is the main issue.

Moreover, the most common problem of Blue Screen of Death that was noticed in earlier versions of Windows operating systems, does not exist in Windows 8. Windows 8 news also reveals an interesting feature of this operating system i.e. History Vault. History Vault is a simple way to get at previous versions of files, backups and system images. Its new install functionality can optionally blow away the operating system but retain the user accounts, your personal and programs.

With so many interesting features and capabilities, Windows 8 is the best operating system that you can opt for.


Renita Chien, an IT professional has conveyed her thoughts about Windows 8 News after reading through various news and blogs. In this article, she discusses about the advanced features of Windows 8 operating system as compared to other operating systems.

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