The rise of Windows 8 and Microsoft

Microsoft is on the rise with the upcoming arrival of Windows 8. This article will explain why Windows 8 will start a new era for Microsoft.

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Microsoft has revamped Windows to provide a touchscreen interface for tablets, PCs, and other touchscreen devices. The interface that Windows 8 is built on is easy to use and in line with your Windows Phone interface, helping to create a unified experience across all your devices. With a unified experience, consumers can move from their Windows Phone to their PC without any hesitation or learning curve.

The new age of Windows

Microsoft wants to create a unified experience across all devices; tablets, phones, PCs and other possible form factors. They have created Windows 8 to be able to run not only on PCs, but also on the devices mentioned above. An easier way to understand this is that Windows Phone 8 will be built from the same core as Windows 8. The same goes for Windows 8 tablets. Think of how Apple’s iPhone and iPad are not the same as their counterparts. Mac computer. This allows for a seamless experience with many possibilities.

One big advantage this gives Microsoft and all consumers is more apps. Since Windows Phone 8 is built on the same core as Windows 8, apps built for Windows 8 (which obviously everyone will do and want to do) can be ported (converted into) to Windows Phone 8 quickly and easily. and Windows Phone 8 comes out, get ready for a barrage of apps in a few months.

With the way Microsoft is building Windows 8, you’ll be able to easily sync your apps, documents, wallpapers, settings, and possibly music and pictures too. Imagine you’ve had Windows 8 for a while and you’ve got everything set up just the way you want it. Now, you want a shiny new Windows 8 tablet or even a Windows 8 laptop [they could even be both in one (see Microsoft Surface tablet)], but imagine having to reinstall all your apps, change settings to the way you want them, like on your other PC, etc. With the way Microsoft is building Windows 8, now you don’t have to worry about that anymore. Impressive right?

Is the experience good on each device? Yes, it is, and it will be. Windows 8 changes the game forever for the reasons mentioned above, but also because of the way Windows 8 is. It’s grounded in today’s social world of the Internet. There are quick, easy and new ways to share website content, send emails about the website you are viewing, tweet about the site, and so on. in just seconds! Imagine the ease of a tablet, but the productivity of a computer. This is Windows 8 and honestly I didn’t even fully understand everything I say here until I used it myself. Once I used it, I immediately saw what could and will be Microsoft’s Windows 8.

The rise of Microsoft

Microsoft sees the future of tablets, phones, and other touchscreen devices. This was essential to creating Windows 8. However, Microsoft isn’t just on the rise because of Windows 8. They’re on the rise because of their Xbox platform and Zune experience. Xbox is being built with the same Windows 8 interface in mind (called Metro UI). Again, creating a unified experience across all your devices. With the new Xbox launching next year, will it have Windows 8? We don’t know yet, but it’s a possibility, and imagining Windows in a video game system is sure to excite everyone. Microsoft is already pushing the chances of Xbox and Windows 8 being together (see Imagine renting a movie (from Zune/Windows 8 Movies) on your Windows 8 PC or tablet, but now you’re home and want to watch it on your TV. Well, all you have to do is turn on your Xbox, pause the movie and click/tap the button to transfer the movie to your Xbox and voila, now you continue watching the movie from where you left off on your Xbox. Incredible true? There is much more that Microsoft is putting on Xbox, including Netflix, Hulu, ESPN, UFC, NFL, NHL, NBA, Xfinity onDemand, Verizon FIOS On Demand, and other TV and movie-related apps. Microsoft says it wants to take control of your TV. This is another way Microsoft is growing.

Microsoft, with its Zune experience, allows you to rent or buy HD movies from your Windows 8 and Xbox device. They also offer a ton of music (I listen to a lot of underground music, so saying this to me is saying a lot) and a subscription plan to go with it. They are also revamping this area of ​​the business and hope to better compete with iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, MOG, and other music download and streaming services ( microsoft-presents -xbox-music/ ).

All of this creates a unified experience that doesn’t require you to sign up with other services so you can watch movies or stream and download music.


By the end of this year, Microsoft will offer everything I mentioned above; a unified, integrated and seamless experience across your phone, tablet, PC and TV that work seamlessly together. Currently, no one provides this. Microsoft and Windows 8 will be the first and are looking to knock the ball out of the park.

For us consumers, this means an easier, faster and better experience with all our devices, as well as more possibilities. Now we can enjoy our gadgets with integration with each other and leave behind an era in which this was not possible.

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