Introduction

The Goal of This Book

The effect of mobile computing in recent years has been impossible to miss. Nearly everyone carries a smartphone with them every second of the day. The last few years have also seen an explosion in the popularity of tablet devices, offering many of the uses and benefits of a phone but with much more screen space and processing power.

With the latest iterations of its desktop and mobile operating systems, Microsoft has started its push to conquer these areas of technology. Alongside the established desktop operating system market, Windows 8 introduces an all-new, touch-screen-orientated user interface that is fast and responsive on the desktop and on tablet devices alike. Windows Phone 8 continues to improve ...

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