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Microsoft has "re-imagined" Windows. They aren't just changing the way they think about the PC - they are changing the way they think about the phone, gaming and entertainment. Microsoft now has a cohesive super operating system that works across PCs, phones and TVs – via the Xbox. To help you master the latest in Microsoft technology, Pearson has a wide selection of Windows 8 learning products to meet your needs.

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Navigating in Windows 8 with Touch and Keyboard
by Katherine Murray

Katherine MurrayKatherine Murray, author of My Microsoft Windows 7 PC, introduces readers to the new Metro UI in the Windows 8 developer preview.

Windows 8 Platform Preview Navigation Tips and Tricks
by Tim Warner

Tim WarnerMicrosoft is designing Windows 8 to be equally comfortable to navigate by using either touch gestures or the traditional mouse and keyboard.


Arranging Your Work Area in Windows 8
Metro

by Katherine Murray

Katherine Murray Katherine Murray gives us a look at the Windows 8 developer preview, showing how to launch and display apps, cycle through open programs, display a list of running apps, and use Snap to position more than one program on the screen at a time using touch, mouse, and keyboard.


Easy Sharing in Windows 8
by Katherine Murray

Katherine MurrayKatherine Murray, lets us peek at app-to-app sharing in the Windows 8 developer preview and introduces Windows 8 charms, which will help us to do more with the data and apps in Windows 8.





Kinect’s Evolution: Then versus Now
By Christina Loguidice

Since Kinect was first introduced to the world in 2009 as Project Natal, it has had a profound effect on the gaming marketplace. Discover how some of its limitations have been overcome, and how its continual evolution promises to bring gaming to new heights and spawn advancements in other areas.

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