Windows 8 RTM: What's New In Microsoft's New OS


Keyboard Tile

Launching an app from the Start screen by typing its name is great for people with a keyboard, but for tablet users there's no way to begin typing until the on-screen keyboard is visible. A good way around having to make a trip to the desktop is to create a tile for the on-screen keyboard. By the way, the Start screen is known as the Modern UI; Microsoft has discontinued use of the "Metro" nomenclature, which it says was only a code name.