At its developer-focused BUILD conference Tuesday, Microsoft Corp. showcased a detailed preview of the next major release of Windows, code-named “Windows 8.”
The company also detailed new tools for developers to help write applications for more than 1 billion people around the world who use Windows every day.
“We reimagined Windows,” said Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft, in his keynote address to the developers in attendance. “From the chipset to the user experience, Windows 8 brings a new range of capabilities without compromise.”
The company also highlighted new features in Windows 8.