We expect certain things from our operating system. We want it to work, first and foremost. We want it to be fast and efficient and keep things running. We want it to be secure, and we want it to enable us to find and launch our programs, organize our files, and print, share, and beam our documents to the cloud whenever we choose to.
These are all reasonable expectations.
And if an operating system can do all this with movement and color, if it can make our computer as fun to use as our mobile devices, if it can respond to touch, stream media, give us updates on the messages and calls we have waiting, and can give us a choice about how we choose to interact with it, so much the better.
Welcome to Windows 8.
This revolutionary new ...