INTRODUCING WINDOWS 8. Windows 8 is the current release of the Windows Operating System, produced by Microsoft. Windows 8 was released to manufacturing on August 1, 2012, and was released for general availability on October 26, 2012.
Windows 8 is all about the Metro interface - a collection of tiles linked to programs. Simply sweep through the wall of information and images, then tap the program you want to run.
Windows 8 includes features including:
Windows 8: system requirements
Windows 8 is basically a complete new
look to Windows 7
The metro UI is fast fluid and does a great job
of getting the information you need straight