What’s Microsoft cooking up for Windows 8? We’ve already heard rumors of a 128-bit operating system with a 2012 release date, but what about the cool stuff that would make an upgrade worthwhile? A few Windows aficionado sites have just posted leaked documents–purported to be from Microsoft insiders–that offer a sneak peek of what Redmond has in mind.
The paper trail originates with an Italian Windows enthusiast site called “Windowsette,” which purportedly obtained clandestine Microsoft presentations that outline Windows 8’s direction. The top-secret data made its way to English-language sites including Microsoft Kitchen and Microsoft Journal, which sliced and diced the PowerPoint slides for public consumption. Continue reading