We've seen the developer preview, and we're about to get a beta of Microsoft's next major platform, Windows 8. Here's what we know about it.
Most people with any interest in technology have now seen or maybe even had hands-on experience with Microsoft's next big thing: Windows 8. And it's clear most that the hybrid mobile-desktop operating system represents a huge risk for the software giant. But many would argue that it’s a risk the company must take in order to become a major force in the brave new world of tablet computing.