Inside the Windows 8 beta: photos

Inside the Windows 8 beta: photos

Summary: Take a peek inside the Windows 8 consumer preview, and see what Microsoft has in store for the iconic Windows operating system.

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    This quirky, split keyboard works best with thumbs. Think: tablet, held vertically with two hands.

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    The desktop tile will take you to the desktop view of Windows 8. It's like Windows 7, but with a cooler secret identity.

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    Windows 8 offers some interesting dual-monitor support. You can go for a traditional extension, shown here, or you can display the Metro Start screen on one and the desktop view on another.

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Topics: Laptops, Microsoft, Mobility, Tech Industry, Windows

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