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Video: Bill Gates talks about Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Microsoft Surface

Bill Gates shares his thoughts on Windows 8

Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates sits down to discuss the big chances happening at the company right now: including Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Microsoft Surface. See Microsoft Windows 8 review.

Video: Bill Gates on Windows 8

Bill Gates takes a bit of time out to talk about Windows 8 and what it means for the future of Microsoft. Gates says "this is an absolutely critical product that takes Windows into the world of touch". Take a look at How to upgrade to Windows 8.

Gates continues "low powered tablets really [give] people the best of what you think of as a tablet type expierence and the PC experience. He also promises to get big software developers involved with Windows 8. See also Windows 8 price in the UK.

Video: Bill Gates on Windows Phone 8

Interestingly he revealed that the vision for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 is for it to eventually evolve into a single platform, with a particular focus on making it easy for the user to move back and forth between devices with cloud services being central to the idea.

"People will be pretty amazed about the energy Microsoft's putting behind this new wave of products, we've really saved up in terms of knowing that this was such an important set of innovations, that whether it's great new applications or ISV engagements, or just plain marketing, this is the big time for us"


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