What Are the Best New Features of Windows 8?

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Microsoft has made quite a few exciting changes to Windows with the new Windows 8 operating system. Read on to find out more about the 10 best new features of Windows 8!

The biggest and most obvious change to Windows is the new focus on a tile-based user interface. While the old desktop still exists, it's been pushed into the background in favor of this visually exciting interface. The core concept revolves around interactive tiles that display images and text while an app is not in use. This clean and appealing system takes getting used to, but in the end, tiles are actually much more effective than icons.