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Windows 8

  1. 1. Windows 8 Type, Click & TouchTuesday, July 24, 12
  2. 2. Outline • Intro - background on windows • Top 5 features • Metro • Windows store / Apps • Cloud connected • Optimized for Touch • Surface tablets • Wrap Up - how and when u can get itTuesday, July 24, 12
  3. 3. Intro • 1982–1985: Introducing Windows 1.0 • 1987–1992: Windows 2.0–2.11—More windows, more speed • 1990–1994: Windows 3.0–Windows NT—Getting the graphics • 1995–2001: Windows 95—the PC comes of age (and dont forget the Internet) • 1998–2000: Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Me • 2001–2005: Windows XP—Stable, usable, and fast • 2006–2008: Windows Vista—Smart on security • 2009–Today: Windows 7 and counting...Tuesday, July 24, 12
  4. 4. Metro • New start screen • Live tiled interface • App home screen • Swipe and zoom • Simple flat UITuesday, July 24, 12
  5. 5. Windows Store & Apps • Remember purchases - multiple pcs • Keep apps updated • Discovery • Family safetyTuesday, July 24, 12
  6. 6. Cloud Connected • Different services are integrated into one seamless experience • Diff apps connect to diff servicesTuesday, July 24, 12
  7. 7. Optimized for Touch • Small or large screens • Different input mechanisms, touch, pen, mouse & keyboardTuesday, July 24, 12
  8. 8. Surface Tablets • Designed by Microsoft • ARM & Intel • Kickstand • Keyboard coverTuesday, July 24, 12
  9. 9. Wrap UpTuesday, July 24, 12
  10. 10. Wrap Up • Windows 8 out in the fall, October 26thTuesday, July 24, 12
  11. 11. Wrap Up • Windows 8 out in the fall, October 26th • Upgrade - $40 most windows, xp,vista,7 to proTuesday, July 24, 12
  12. 12. Wrap Up • Windows 8 out in the fall, October 26th • Upgrade - $40 most windows, xp,vista,7 to pro • Buy a pc today and cost upgrade for $15Tuesday, July 24, 12
  13. 13. Wrap Up • Windows 8 out in the fall, October 26th • Upgrade - $40 most windows, xp,vista,7 to pro • Buy a pc today and cost upgrade for $15 • Preview Software is currently free to try outTuesday, July 24, 12
  14. 14. Wrap Up • Windows 8 out in the fall, October 26th • Upgrade - $40 most windows, xp,vista,7 to pro • Buy a pc today and cost upgrade for $15 • Preview Software is currently free to try out • Check out windows 8 on tablet devices in the fall, the convenience of a tablet with the productivityTuesday, July 24, 12
  15. 15. Wrap Up • Windows 8 out in the fall, October 26th • Upgrade - $40 most windows, xp,vista,7 to pro • Buy a pc today and cost upgrade for $15 • Preview Software is currently free to try out • Check out windows 8 on tablet devices in the fall, the convenience of a tablet with the productivity • @maneshlad for copies of these slides, linksTuesday, July 24, 12

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