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Microsoft Windows 8 event

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  • John Falcone 10/25/2012 3:50:15 PM
    That flip-over model is the Dell XPS 12 -- full review here: www.cnet.com
  • sarahtew 10/25/2012 3:50:51 PM
  • Roger Cheng 10/25/2012 3:50:54 PM
    Now talking about multitasking - showing off a video of "Fringe" while checking email or browsing the Internet. The video keeps playing.
  • Jay Greene 10/25/2012 3:51:00 PM
    The pair are showing off a slew of different form factors. It's yet to be seen which ones consumers will gravitate too. One, the Dell XPS 12, has a screen that flips over and covers the keyboard. But it looks bulky when in tablet mode. Not sure it's one I'd want.
  • seth.rosenblatt 10/25/2012 3:51:16 PM
    The Snap split-screen feature is an updated take on the Windows 7 version, and it is hands-down one of the best things about Windows 8/Windows RT
  • Roger Cheng 10/25/2012 3:51:28 PM
    You can use the "Search" charm to run searches across the Internet or apps.
  • sarahtew 10/25/2012 3:51:40 PM
  • Roger Cheng 10/25/2012 3:51:57 PM
    One-click uninstall - it should give you the confidence to try an app, Mike says.
  • Roger Cheng 10/25/2012 3:52:19 PM
    You can try it without downloading licenses or going through the trouble of a long install.
  • sarahtew 10/25/2012 3:52:57 PM
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