Key to Windows 8 are its new user interface elements, and its added touch-powered features. However, while these fresh capabilities open doors, at the same time they represent challenges; users need to be trained in the new features of Windows 8. To that end, Microsoft has invested heavily in opening stores, and new ‘pop-up’ stores for the holiday sales cycle. Folks will be on hand at more than 60 locations in the United States to help users get up and going with Windows 8. Read the full story at The Next Web.
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