Become acquainted with the newest release of the Windows operating system in this sneak peek at the Windows 8 Release Preview. Author David Rivers touches on all the updates and enhancements found in Windows 8, explaining how to transition seamlessly to the revamped user interface, navigate through the system with gestures and keyboard shortcuts, and work in several different applications, including Mail, Calendar, Messaging, and SkyDrive. The course also highlights changes to the redesigned Ribbon and explores some of the utilities for connecting with others and accessing the web.
Exploring the Start screen
Differentiating between Windows 8 editions
Personalizing the look and feel of Windows 8
Working with maps and photos
Exploring utility apps such as BitLocker, EFS, and Domain Join
Using File History
Exploring web navigation with Internet Explorer 10