Windows 8 Consumer Preview: An iPad User’s Review

Those of us without handy access to Windows 7-generation tablets for testing the OS got a break on April 12, when Splashtop Inc. launched its “Win8 Metro Testbed.” The testbed is a remote desktop application that displays Windows 8 from a PC on an Apple iPad. It’s more than just a screenscrape, though — what’s important about what Splashtop has done is the company took the innovative gestures Microsoft developed for Windows 8 and made them work on the iPad.

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