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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    Internet Explorer 10 in Metro runs on a minimised interface that hides completely when you're not using it.

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    Swipe up from the bottom edge of an app, and you'll get app-specific controls. In the case of IE 10, this means that your URL bar is on the bottom and the tabs thumbnails are on the top.

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    You can search through your apps in Windows 8 by clicking the right-edge Search icon — or just begin typing on a keyboard from the Start screen.

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

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