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Sweet: Windows 8 Free Games
Thanks to the addition of the Windows Store, free games are just a couple of clicks away! Eventually, I imagine the "top free games" section will be inundated with "freemium" games; but for now, there are plenty of worthy games to quickly choose and install -- all for free!
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Scary: Windows RT and Windows 8
For the life of me, I cannot understand Microsoft's decision to market Windows 8 and Windows RT as separate entities in the manner that they have. Talk about confusing consumers, I'd love to be a fly on the wall the day that however many people go to install a Windows 8 desktop app to the desktop of a Windows RT device. I tried explaining the difference to someone recently (a casual PC user), and they immediately glazed over. I imagine such a reaction will be a common occurrence as soon as the average user hears/reads "Windows RT/ARM/Windows 8/Intel". Should be interesting to see how this one pans out...
Sweet: Windows 8: Search Cornucopia
Search in Windows 8 is pretty darn spiffy. Basically, you can define all the apps you'd like Windows to use to perform a search that you specify from the charm bar. This way, the power of search is all consolidated to one handy location: whether you need to search for something on your computer, on Google, or elsewhere, it's all right there for you without having to click through various windows.
[See also: 10 Google search secrets]