Sneak Peek: Windows 8 Consumer Preview [Photos & Video]

Microsoft just launched the Windows 8 Consumer Preview at MWC 2012. The Consumer Preview, also known as Visual Studio 11 beta, arrived with wide range of changes compared to Windows 8 Developer Preview.

  • Windows Store with apps preview.
  • Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 5
  • Cloud services
  • New hardware support and many more features.

Visual Studio 11 beta is specifically developed for all kinds of devices, starting from the laptops, desktops to touch screen devices where you can access your files and applications easily and swipe between them.

View this demo video of Windows 8 Consumer Preview:

Snapshots of Windows 8 Consumer Preview:

Dashboard with Metro Syle UI

Desktop

Internet Explorer 10

Charm bar on the right sidebar lets you navigate between the main task

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Also read: Windows 8 Consumer Preview Hardware Compatibility with Download Links

[Video courtesy: The Verge; Images courtesy: Windows Blog]

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