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Using Windows® 8 by Nick Saccomanno, Wayne Dipchan, J. Peter Bruzzese

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In this chapter, we will go through the various features of Windows 8 and help you locate where you can find those features to learn more within the book itself.

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What’s New in Windows 8

Ah...the first chapter of a new book on the latest OS from Microsoft. Fear, excitement, wonder—these may or may not be the feelings you have at this very moment. Windows 8 is a major overhaul from Microsoft, and it embraces a new direction in computing. It’s amazing that on the one hand monitors have gotten larger and flatter, indicating people want desktop systems that have larger than life displays (and touch capability as well), while at the same time netbooks and tablets of both 10-inch and 7-inch form factors have been selling by the millions in recent ...

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