Six Features That Make Windows 8 a Tablet Contender

On Wednesday, Microsoft debuted its Windows 8 Consumer Preview at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. The software, already available for download, may be the most important Windows release to date, as such mobile operating systems as iOS and Android have gained a foothold in tablets. Although people often think “desktop” when they think of Windows, several mobile features found in the new OS will get Microsoft back in the tablet game.

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