Windows 8 has created the most significant impact in the technology market and is gaining immediate interest of technology users worldwide. The reason why it is gaining instant popularity is the touch panel and the added features that it brings along with it. The new Windows platform is supportive of hybrids, tablets, laptops and other devices. However, there is a lot more to know about the Windows 8 ecosystem, let us find out what is it that makes it so popular.
The software unification
Windows 8 comes across as a touch sensitive system including the ability of delivering a unified experience to consumer platform. This means that what you see on the tablet is just similar to what you will see on some other system powered up by Windows 8. You will not require second-guessing yourself while using the interface.
Interestingly now making transition from the new version of Live ID to Linchpin is yet another thing to look for. Linchpin is the latest sign in service that is made available by MS Account. You need not have multiple ids to sign into your cloud service or communicate with other Windows based services and hardware devices. Establishing contact with other Windows based device is now made easier with it including gaming consoles, Smartphones and tablets. This also includes the support of SkyDrive that is functional across all the Windows devices. Additionally the inclusion of SmartGlass also makes the process of synchronization possible.
The Touch integration
Touch is the integral part and parcel of the Windows 8 software. Even if the display of your device is touch responsive Microsoft is aiming to include the help of Third-party development tools that will enable in app creation accordingly. However, it is not easy to ignore the applicability of touch in the device but still catering to the non-touch device customers. Nonetheless, touch sensitive devices are yet to take fully over the input hardware and computing devices that are still keyboard dependent. However, Microsoft seems to be gearing up with providing enhanced user experience by providing apps that can be used by touch as well as non-touch sensitive devices.
Leading the way to technology
Introducing a hi-tech Window in the technology market Microsoft has made a significant mark by paving the way to new age technology innovation. It is clearly indicative of the future technology that will herald in the new age computing. Incorporating the Surface RT with accessories of Keyboard cover is something that leaves an impact upon the technology users. This sets an example for a hi-end tablet that transforms into a laptop according to user convenience.
The biggest competition that Microsoft has to face is with Apple. The ever-changing technology with each new upgrade in iPhone and iPad means that Microsoft needs to stay ahead of the competition. Even if innovation requires creating new features and making significant changes across its entire platform that will allow interaction between all the hardware components.
For all the above said reasons Windows8 is fast becoming a popular interface amongst technology users. Undoubtedly with all that is incorporated within one Window it is bound to attract maximum user interest.