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One interesting innovation shows up in the Users section of Control Panel, where you have the capability to use a traditional password, a numeric PIN, or a picture password.
If you choose the picture password option, Windows 8 walks you through a series of steps where you choose a photo and then assign three gestures to that photo. When you’re asked to log on in the future, that photo appears, and you have to repeat the correct sequence of gestures, in the proper location and in the right direction, to log on. In this case, I need to tap on the monkey’s right paw, then tap on the left paw, and finally draw a circle around the goose in the upper right corner before I can log on.
Internet Explorer 10 is available in this developer preview build, as the About dialog box shown here makes clear.