In the latest leak of Windows 8 , which dates August 2011, a virtual keyboard is turned up. An on-screen keyboard is already known from other Windows. But the new virtual keyboard in Windows 8 does not have much in common with the familiar on-screen keyboard.
Virtual keyboard and SMS function of Windows 8
The new virtual keyboard of Windows 8 has more resemblence with the virtual keyboards, one of the smartphones, and especially of Tablets. So the keys have been optimized for example for the touch operation. In addition, it supports emoticons, which are also found at many smartphones and tablets. Windows Mobile 7, we know the feedback sounds that is present on Windows 8.
More features to be added for the Windows 8 Virtual keyboard
In the leaked Windows 8 pre-release is also an SMS feature to be integrated. And also the Help and Support menu has been reworked and now looks much the metro UI.
Still can not all features of the leaked Windows Version 8, because Microsoft has integrated a lock. With a so-called Red Pill. Through the Red Pill system file protection can be replaced and removed in Windows 8 leaks in order to enable the hidden functions.
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