You have heard about Windows 8 by now most likely; it's currently in public beta, which means the latest OS will be launched very soon--most likely by the end of 2012.
There's a lot of talk about all the improvements, but do you really need to upgrade? This 2,300 word article looks at the features most people will want to know, and helps you decide if it's worth the cost of the upgrade.
Over 35 pictures are also included.
Please note, this is not a user manual; it's a consumer guide to give you a preview of what to expect and show you an overview of the features.