Windows 8 is the mainstream consumer edition. Microsoft offers you a highly fast booting which will boot in 8 seconds and all just because of the kernal session where you dont have to close it out altogether and reboot it , it will rather sleep. Windows 8 will be able to boot up from no power to start screen.
Microsoft has increased its lineaments while bringing a new redesign task manager which was not altered since a decagon. Microsoft has bring almost the most powerful and catchy features to make people stay connected.
Microsoft is especially consigning with this update is the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement. It will help end users to join from their workplace domains with their own devices. Also new in Windows 8.1 will be easier ways to allow users to sync folders with their corporate data centers, which is possible because syncing will be integrated natively into the file system. Windows 8.1 will also now support embedded wireless radios and mobile broadband-enabled PCs or tablets can now be turned into Wi-Fi hotspots. Improvements including improved biometrics, pervasive device encryption and, of course, the return of the Start button and boot to desktop.
If you are a thumb typer and you use your thumbs most of the time rather then your fingers than this feature is best feature for you.
This feature contains a little button which pulls up a side bar to share different apps. Microsoft also says that it has increased personalization options for the Start screen and refined the way for sharing apps.
According to Sinofsky, Windows 8 takes up 281MB to run on startup, versus 404MB for Windows 7. Therefore, Microsoft will offer you an extra free RAM to avoid memory gobbling.