Microsoftentered into a new exciting era of technology. There is a huge list of changesto windows.
A new window was launched by Microsoft which was known to be one ofthe best and popular operating system Microsoft ever developed. It was “Windows8”. Windows 8 is considered to be the new revolution in the technologicalworld of operating systems. As compared to other operating systems Windows 8 isentitled with some of the unique and latest features. All the previous versionsof Windows were revived and Microsoft launched elegant and advance user versionin the shape of Windows 8.
In2009, before the release of Windows 7, the development of Windows 8 alreadystarted. When the Windows 8 hasn’t startedthere were three versions released fromSeptember 2011 to May 2012. For manufacturing, the operating system wasreleased on August 1, 2012. It was available in the market on 26thOctober, 2012.Features:· EasyGestures:Windows 8 isknown to be true gestural version of Windows. Its OS supports a simple touch gesture.There is another feature of Semantic Zoom, which helps the user in navigatingwith the help of pinch-to-zoom gesture for a great and high-level.
There aresome other and useful gestures that are efficient for swiping or dragging infrom the top of the screen and dragging the application from the top bottom to exit or close it. · Safety :Windows 8has some new and different security features. There are two authenticationmethods which are designed for touchscreens. They are; PIN and Password Picture. Italso features SmartScreen which is acloud based anti-phising and anti-malware component. While looking at thefeatures the Windows 8 has been made for any kind of operating device andadding the feature for Family’s Safety, that they can easily manage theirchildren’s activities through any device and from any device no matter whereare they for an ease through Parental Controls.· Live Tiles& Lock Screen:Windows 8helps the user to feed the information of an app without even opening them. Itis especially helpful with apps like Mail, Calendar, Photos and News, forviewing new email, upcoming events, thumbnails, images and latest headlines.
Ifa user gets tired of the changing tiles of an app, then the Live Tile featurecan be turned off. Moreover,Windows 8 has made it more lively on the lock screen and you got to use uptoseven application at the mean time consecutively running at the backgroundwhich will help you get the notification of each task happening. The user canalso switch between the apps and which leads to show information of the lockscreen. And even if you had an important notification or you set it up appearson the lock screen and notifies the user.
So that everything works on time.· System-WideSearch:There is agreat tool in Windows 8 which helps in searching for files, apps and specificsettings just by typing. If there is an app with built-in search, then you willalso be able to search within that app from the Search Charms bar. Let’s take an example that you want to searchfor “Lunch wagons”. The Windows 8 search will be able to look through any appsor files related to food trucks, but you can also just tap Bing to jump intothat app’s search functionality.· Refresh& Reset:With Windows8, Microsoft now offers a simple method to refresh or reset your PC. When youfind your PC getting slow, then refresh option is very useful.
With just onetap and one click, you can refresh the PC without changing any of the settingsand files. Reset is agreat option especially when you want to sell your old PC. If you want toremove and erase all your data from your PC, then Reset is the best feature oneshould use. With the help of this feature, you don’t have to delete all thefiles individually. By just one tap, your PC will wash away all your data.
· SyncSettings:Whether youhave PC, tablet or notebook, you can easily sync your personal settings. Due tothe Microsoft account and cloud-friendly platform of Windows 8, your personalizationcan travel with you. The “Sync your settings” option within your PC settingslets you sync personalization (background, colors, lock screen and accountpicture), passwords, language preferences, app settings, browser settings, andmore.
It makes using a new device much easier and makes borrowing a friend’stablet or notebook a more personal experience. Windows 8 Product Key:A lot ofusers were having problems in activating Windows 8 because it requires acertain key to activate it. Now the wait is over, Windows 8 product key waslaunched to activate the genuine windows in PC or laptops or any other device. Windows 8 product key is an operating systemwhich has extensive number of features. It is used to install this OS on thesystem, so that the user can enjoy the options that come with this operatingsystem. Those userswho want to get a free of cost legitimate installation of Windows, onlyrequires a certain key for Windows Media Center update that is directlyavailable from Microsoft. The tools of Windows 8 product key contain WindowsDefender, SmartScreen Filtering. Windows 8 product key is considered to be themost stable running systems by Microsoft.
Theefficiency of Windows 8 product key is better than any other previous keys. Youdon’t need to worry about updates now. it is a completely automatic procedure. Features of Windows 8 product key:· Less time consuming.
· Friendly interface.· Time-to-time update.· Quicker and faster. Pros &Cons:Pros:· The new start menu with tiles isbeautiful. It can be customized and the live tiles are very useful· It would just work beautifully ona touchscreen device· Windows marketplace, somethingthat windows was missing. It has a good selection of apps that use the new UI.
These apps just make the OS a delight to use· Works on a wide range of hardware· Built in cloud sync andbackup · It is faster. Cons:· Needs some getting used to beforethe user can be comfortable.· Not so good with desktops. Somethings can seem like a stretch when using the traditional mouse.
· Many of the good apps on thestore are paid apps.· Some device drivers aren’t yetavailable. But I’m sure this won’t be a problem in future. · The presence of two”modes” – the metro mode, and the desktop mode, can be confusing tosome users.