Apps and keyboard
Apps and keyboard

Like a traditional desktop experience, Metro allows users to pin frequently used applications to the start screen and leave the rest in navigable folders and application lists.

For power users with hundreds of applications, that's where the keyboard can come in handy -- start typing, and Windows 8 immediately begins searching for the application you're looking for. Not searching for an app? You can make the computer search through settings, files, or the Web with a touch of a virtual button.

Last updated September 14 2011: 5:52 AM ET
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