In IT circles, one of biggest events recently is that Microsoft had officially launched Windows 8 Operating System in New York no long ago. After a long term waiting with all kinds of rumors, finally Microsoft unveiled the new Windows OS, which is redesigned to be tablet-friendly. At the same time when released the new system, Microsoft also launched its own tablet, the Surface to compete with iPad. And Surface is deemed to be going to capture the same magic Apple has. Let’s see whether this end up being truth.
Following the debut of Windows 8, many people are curious about what the new system will be like. According to official statement and experience of Windows 8 users, the next Windows system has an speedier boot time than Window 7, an brand-new innovative and dynamic desktop(known as the Metro) with much app tiles and improved search function, and the most important feature is that Windows 8 is tablet-friendly, in other word, system supports screen touch operating.
1 Fast Boot Time
The load and boot up speed has improved significantly over Windows’ predecessors. This is partly due to the better resource allocations to applications and the system. When compared with Windows 7 desktop CPU, Windows 8 has an even speedier boot time.
2 Metro UI
The tiles-based interface, or the Metro UI, will be the first thing you see when logging in to Windows 8. At first glance, the new UI seems to go intuitively with touchscreen devices like tablets and smart phones. Indeed, in such devices, you tap on those apps to open them. The grid layout seems to facilitate such interactions. Needless to say, you can customize your grid by adding and arranging applications.
3 Improved Search Function
8 has no search box at the bottom of the Start menu. Heck, it doesn’t even have the trademark Start menu! That doesn’t mean that there’s no convenient search function available. All you need to do is to type anything, and a search box will appear from the right and give you the results. The search capability is even stronger this time, displaying all the matching apps and files instantaneously.
Among much new features, as for old users of Windows system, we most concern about whether Windows 8 provides support for older Windows applications, this is really a serious problem. And good news is that Microsoft has given a positive answer. More exciting, after a set of practical tests, Page Turning Maker software is proved to be compatible with Windows 8 system. There is no need to worry about how to make Flash publications like flip book, Flash magazine with attractive page turning animation effect on Windows 8, because Page Turning software will be of great help to you and make your work easy. Don’t hesitate and go ahead now to download and install freely to create your own digital virtual book page turn like paper book. There are a lot of funs waiting you to discover.