4 Sep.

APC 2012 Windows 8 Pre Day Summary Pt 2

Audience driven discussions and demonstrations based on areas of interest…

SkyDrive, SkyDrive Pro versus the competitors. Most in room had not had much exposure to SkyDrive previously, so it was worth spending time showing some of the capabilities.

Apps and multiple PC usage, the ease of getting apps installed on new machines or multiple machines. Store makes this easy.

Touch, handwriting, onscreen keyboard demonstrated. This was a great demo, it’s easy to forget just how good the pen input on Windows is.

IE compatibility mode back to IE7 to provide huge amount of backwards compatibility.

Touch Screens – five touch points minimum for certification, older devices will still work but not certified

Different hardware designs for different scenarios were displayed on screen, and some will be on display at main event from tomorrow onwards.

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