PRESENTED BY-: PRESENTED BY- Shankey Singhai CSE, 3 rd year 0132cs101091 R.I.T.S PowerPoint Presentation: CONTENT 1-INTRODUCTION 2-NEW AND CHANGE FEATURES. 3-SAFETY AND SECURITY. 4-HARDWARE REQUIRMENTS. 5- CONCLUSION. PowerPoint Presentation:
is the current release of the Windows operating system, produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops , tablets, and home theater PCs .
PowerPoint Presentation: Windows 8 introduces significant changes to the operating system's platform, primarily focused towards improving its user experience on mobile devices such as tablets to rival other mobile operating systems (such as Android and iOS ), taking advantage of new and emerging technologies (such as USB 3.0, UEFI firmware, near field communications, cloud computing, and the low-power ARM architecture), new security features (such as malware filtering, built-in antivirus software, and support for secure boot, a controversial UEFI feature which requires operating systems to be digitally signed to prevent malware from infecting the boot process), along with other changes and performance improvements. PowerPoint Presentation: New and changed features New features and functionality in Windows 8 include a faster startup. PowerPoint Presentation: Windows 8 also adds native support for USB 3.0 devices, which allow for faster data transfers and improved power management with compatible devices, along with support for near field communication to facilitate sharing and communication between devices . File operation dialogs have been updated to provide more detailed statistics, the ability to pause file transfers, and improvements in the ability to manage conflicts when copying files. A new "File History" function allows incremental revisions of files to be backed up to and restored from a secondary storage device, while Storage Spaces allows users to combine different sized hard disks into virtual drives and specify mirroring, parity, or no redundancy on a folder-by-folder basis. PowerPoint Presentation: Windows cloud services We know that Windows Live essential allows users to store data online in Windows 7 OS as well but with Windows 8 OS, you can store bundle of data in Windows Live and even provision is made, through which you can backup your data online. Windows 8 that enables enterprise administrators to create USB drives containing complete, managed Windows images that users can use to boot and run Windows on anY Windows 8 capable computer. Windows 8 Start Screen – The Start screen is yet another impressive UI. The screen basically groups all your applications together, which you can easily drag and drop, or add new things. PowerPoint Presentation: Safety and security Additional security features in Windows 8 include two new authentication methods tailored towards touchscreens (PIN numbers and picture passwords ). The addition of antivirus capabilities to Windows Defender (bringing it in parity with Microsoft's Security Essentials software ) SmartScreen filtering integrated into the desktop. PowerPoint Presentation: Support for the "Secure Boot" functionality on UEFI systems to protect against malware infecting the boot process . Parental controls are offered through the integrated Family Safety software, which allows parents to monitor and control their children's activities on a device with activity reports and safety controls . Windows 8 also provides integrated system recovery through the new "Refresh" and "Reset" functions. PowerPoint Presentation: Hardware requirements PCs Architecture Architecture Processor Memory (RAM) Graphics Card Storage IA-32 (32-bit) x86-64 (64-bit ) 1 GHz (with PAE, NX and SSE2 support ) 1 GB 2 GB DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver. 16 GB 20 GB Minimum hardware requirements for Windows 8 PowerPoint Presentation: Tablets and convertibles Graphics Card DirectX 10 graphics device with WDDM 1.2 or higher driver Storage 10GB free space, after the out-of-box experience completes Standard buttons 'Power', 'Rotation lock', 'Windows Key', 'Volume-up', 'Volume-down' Screen Touch screen supporting a minimum of 5-point digitizers and resolution of at least 1366x768. The physical dimensions of the display panel must match the aspect ratio of the native resolution . . Camera Minimum 720p Ambient light sensor 1–30k lux capable with dynamic range of 5–60K Accelerometer 3 axes with data rates at or above 50 Hz USB 2.0 At least one controller and exposed port . Connect Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 + LE (low energy) PowerPoint Presentation: CONCLUSION :- Windows 8 give strong competition to mobile computing, especially the tablet market OS such as Apple OS and Android. So far it has been quite successful and has got the rival developers moving with new ideas. Windows 8 provides great experience on large screens and is a wonder for palm sized smart phones. The fluidity and ease of access is always there and the apps are well coordinated too . The desktop computers are quite powerful and have fetched wonderful speeds and have witnessed quite a number of futuristic apps already. The Start screen is more innovative and the start menu is definitely totally different than that in previous versions which might not be cheered by all Windows enthusiasts . PowerPoint Presentation: THANK YOU