Microsoft launching their most awaited operating system Windows 8 on 26th October 2012. This is another big update for tech industry after launch of iPhone 5. We all hearing rumours on the launch date of Windows 8 from long time but now Microsoft finally launching their best operating system windows 8 on 26th October. After launch of windows 8 OS it will change the whole scenario of tech industry. Windows 8 OS will give major effect on other highend gadgets in the tech industry. All companies also need to update their products according to windows 8 OS because all gadgets should been compatible to latest Windows 8 OS.
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Industry experts assuming that iPad, Tablets, laptops & desktop sale can be effected from Microsoft Windows 8 OS because these current gadgets are not compatible to ipad, tablets, laptops & desktop.
So product owners are making updated version of their products and they are in the process that their user savy popular tech gadgets can work. Microsoft windows 7 is already extremely popular in users and it breaks already all the records of sale. Microsoft expected this kind of response on its dream project Windows 8 OS also.
Windows 8 OS Features Impact on other popular gadgets
· ipad & tablets are the biggest challenge for Microsoft because after ipad & tablets sale of desktop & laptop is declined from last few years. Microsoft designed the windows 8 OS in such a fashion that it can compete with ipad & tablets.
· Touch Screen in Windows 8 Laptop : To enhanced the users experience users will get touch screen in windows 8 laptop. So, no need to type from keyboard you can direct click on screen and operate directly. Touch screen in windows 8 gives users to freedom from mouse too. So need to operate laptop from keyboard & mouse in Windows 8 OS.
· Windows 8 Ultrabook : Ultrabook also upgrading with the launch of this latest operating system from Microsoft. It is expected that from Windows 8 speed & accuracy of ultrabook will increase.
· Convertible Touch Screen Laptop : All tech companies are making new & high-tech products for users like convertible laptop. You can convert the laptop into tablet anytime by folding the screen of laptop & it can serve the purpose like tablets. 180 degree rotation of screen on laptop helps to use the laptop in new & advanced way. People can play the games on touch screen laptops & watch the movies in their spare time.
· HP Touch Screen Laptop: HP NV X2 launching their convertible touch screen laptop in the market as soon as possible.
· Other tech companies : Samsung, Asus, Dell, Lenovo, Sony, Acer creating these hybrid convertible laptops.
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· Convertible Laptops : Lenovo 360 degree folding ideapad yoga & dell XPS 12 are few products in this convertible laptop category are the best examples in this segment.
· Samsung 10 Finger Touch Screen feature – Samsung is already announced that they will launch two all in one feature along with single touch screen. In 21” model of Samsung desktop series 5 already having this 10 finger touch screen feature. Samsung also planning to launch the recognition feature in his series 7. It means you can give command to computer by only the movements of hand. In smart TV of Samsung already this feature but now in computers too users can feel this new feature.
· Microsoft Surface Tablet : Microsoft also launching SURFACE TABLET which will work on this latest technology of windows 8. New operating system of Microsoft can give serious competition to tablets markets. For Apple iPads also it can be very serious threat. Microsoft surface tablet price is 499$ launched in America already.
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Minimum Requirements for Windows 8 installation in computer
- Processor speed – Minimum 1Ghz
- Memory – Minimum 1GB RAM
- Hard Disk Space- Minimum 20 GB hard disk required
- Pixel Screen Resolution – Minimum 1024x768 screen resolution to run windows apps store