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Twitter on Wednesday released its first native application for Windows 8, Microsoft’s most recent operating system overhaul. The release incorporates many Windows 8-specific functions into the Twitter experience, including “snap view,” a heavy emphasis on photos and full use of Microsoft’s signature “Live Tiles” notifications.
News ByteStumbleUpon announced a Windows 8 application on Thursday, one of a number of early Microsoft partners to launch with the revamped operating system. Among other features, users can jump from site to site from within the “Metro-style” tiles that make up the new Windows interface. In line with the company’s latest initiative to ramp up social, the StumbleUpon app increases the focus on sharing content with other friends through the Windows 8 “Charm” interface.
Windows 8 is the codename for the next major release of Microsoft Windows. The fundamental goal with the new operating system, which was shown for the first time at D9, is to create something that is equally well at home on an 8-inch tablet as it is on a powerful desktop attached to a huge monitor.
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