Window 8 has been creating a lot of buzz everywhere in recent times. The new operating system comes with new exciting features that makes it a must have for most computer savvy persons. This new windows version is expected to perform amazingly better compared to other versions already in the market owing to these improved features. One of these new and great features is the new tile start screen that will wow its users. A tile is a typical program shortcut that is displayed at the system home screen. Essentially, the tile is actually a small program, rectangular in shape just like other window icons. Compared to traditional icons, the tile in this new window version has some enhancements that make using the windows a great experience.
Basically, window 8 is actually a touch friendly and centric operating system that everyone will love to use. This is essentially a notable improvement considering the history of windows. Its touch centric nature basically means that development of applications in the system is going to be different as new apps are expected to have larger buttons, controls and icons that will facilitate easy touch operation. By use of your fingers, you will be able to move, slide and reposition the icons. Actually, the developers have said that this new version will borrow largely from mobile operating system.
The best news with window 8 is that it will actually run on any device. This operation system hopes to reduce the gap between laptops, desktops, slates, tablets and phones. You can use the OS on different devices such as SoS chips and x86 processors. The new window will incorporate all the features needed for easy operation and navigation of different kinds of devices. For instance, the touch based operations applicable in tablets can be used in the system as well as use of keyboard/mouse with your tablet. With such and many other hidden features, there is no doubt that windows 8 is the next big thing in the world of computer operating systems.