Microsoft is taking a big gamble with Windows 8. Right off the bat, Windows 8 looks nothing like its predecessors. The tried-and-tested Start menu and desktop is gone (at least on the RT version) and in its place is a tile-based home screen that displays apps and notifications. Microsoft has said before that Windows 8 is a complete overhaul of its Windows operating system — and it is. But even if over 1 million people downloaded the Consumer Preview version of Windows 8, it doesn’t mean they like the changes made. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.
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Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).