Monthly Archives: March 2012

The gestures of Windows 8 (Consumer preview): part 2, More about Search

Technical stuff, Touch, UX, Windows 8, Work
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 1 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

This is part 2 of a multipart blog post about the gestures and shortcuts in Windows 8 consumer preview. Part 1 can be found here!

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The gestures of Windows 8 (Consumer preview): part 1

Technical stuff, Touch, UX, Windows 8, Work
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 2 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

This blog post started as a simple one, but grew to be quite large and time consuming. I am splitting it, because I really want to publish the first findings already. Stay tuned for more!

I am sure that you heard that Windows 8 was released last week in an early although quite stable stage called “consumer preview”. Windows 8 is an interesting mix of touch-based and mouse/keyboard based system. Some aspects are a bit annoying (see my post about the “split personalities” in Win8 to see what I mean!) but others are really interesting from a user experience point of view. In this post, I want to list various gestures I discovered in Windows 8, and ask for your feedback if you have more.

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