One-click uninstall - it should give you the confidence to try an app, Mike says.
You can try it without downloading licenses or going through the trouble of a long install.
Windows 8 fixes a lot of the legacy problems that plague Windows 7 and earlier, but it does it by ditching the old system for the new
Mike notes that these games from the Windows Store will be able to run on Windows RT devices too.
Julie now talking about games, playing Jetpack Joyride. Mike says games is a hot category, but there's so much more.
Sorry, not hybrids - RT devices
The Lenovo Yoga has some buzz among the folks in Redmond. The screen twists around to cover the keyboard. Very trim.
Julie touts 12 hours of battery life for the Lenovo Yoga.
And therein lies the problem. You can't tell an RT from an 8 just by looking at them.
Now we're on to some Windows RT devices. The Lenovo Yoga and Dell XPS 10 get shown off briefly.
Here's the Surface. This is probably to most anticipated of the new devices that run Windows RT.
Talking about Microsoft Surface.
Julie and Mike wrap up to some crazy loud applause from the people sitting RIGHT behind us. Thanks guys!
Cue another commercial for Windows 8.
CEO Steve Ballmer on stage now.
Wow, he's loud and excited.
Microsoft is holding a separate press conference about the Surface later today.
"Yeah, I'm excited," he says.
Starting tonight at 12:01 a.m., you can buy a "spectacular" new WIndows device from us or our partners, he says.
We've truly re-imagined Windows and kicked off a new era, Ballmer says.
The "new era" theme also keeps popping up this morning.
Ballmer is skilled a presenting. He's good at inflection, at improving and picking up on cues from the audience. He's the best of the speakers so far.
Ballmer talks about how personal your Windows 8 device will be.
Live tiles will effortlessly update your start screen as things change in your world, he says.
Windows 8 connects to your stuff in the cloud, he says.
The experience is "magical," he says.