Is the below picture Windows 8 Operating System Start Screen?
The answer is: No, this is the Skydrive “Start” menu! With the latest iteration of Skydrive, Skydrive has become even closer to a complete “Window Web OS”. What are some of the components of this “Web OS”?
- Very simple “Start” menu
- File Storage (Hardrive)
- Office Apps
- Photo viewer
- Email (not only the client but the service as well!)
- Presence & Instant Messaging (via Live Messenger web client)
- This web OS easily sync’s with WindowsPhone, iPhone, now Android
What are some things currently lacking?
- Configurable and complete Start menu
- Ability to install additional apps
- Printer management?
To access the “Start” menu, Open Outlook.com or Skydrive web interface, Goto email then:
Make no mistake, the components that are already in Skydrive are a large part of what “light OS” users do.
Read more about the new features of Skydrive to be released soon and…keep an eye on the developing “Web OS”!