Windows 8 Consumer PreviewRence MontanesPhilippine I.T. Organization
Agenda• Some Things You Should Know• The Beginning• Charms• Internet Explorer 10• The Desktop• Other Features
A Reimagined WindowsIt’s designed to work on a wide range of devices , from touch-enabled tablets, to laptops, to desktops and all-in-ones.
Windows 8 Consumer PreviewSOME THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Some Things You Should Know…• First, this is a Pre-release Operating System – A preview of what to come. – A work in progress. – Bugs and Hiccups – Feedback
Some Things You Should Know…• Second, you should be pretty comfortable with Technology
Some Things You Should Know…• Finally, you will be needing the right hardware. – 1 GHz or faster processor – 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit) – 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64- bit) – DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver – 1024 x 768 minimum screen resolution
Live Tiles• Live tiles can show application data while application is not running – E.g. unread message count, stock ticker – Your back end service sends notifications to Windows Push Notification Service (WNS) – WNS notifies the Windows 8 client