Windows 8 by Barrie Sosinsky
Visual QuickStart Guide (Visual Quickstart Guides)

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With Windows 8, Microsoft reimagines its popular OS for a connected and mobile world.  In the Windows 8: Visual QuickStart Guide, author Barrie Sosinsky shows you how to work with live tiles, navigate the Windows 8 touch interface, and take advantage of the cloud-connected Calendar, People, Mail, and Messages apps. You'll learn about:
The Charms bar Using the Desktop The new Windows Search functionality. How to add a printer and print from the Start screen. Internet Explorer 10 Windows Explorer Working with Settings in the new touch interface How to synchronize settings and back up to the Cloud The New Task Manager The Windows Store And more.


About Barrie Sosinsky

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In this life Barrie Sosinsky is a senior technical writer at Akamai Technologies, a content delivery network company. In previous lives, Barrie has worked as a technical writer for a large financial services firm, a WAN acceleration company, an automation software firm, and a couple of Windows magazines. Barrie is the author and coauthor of 36 computer books on topics ranging from operating systems, databases, computer hardware, productivity applications, and yes even (once upon a time) desktop publishing.
Published October 19, 2012 by Peachpit Press. 367 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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