Selling Themes (Windows 8)

Windows 8 Themes
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Messaging resources
In this document
Overview of themes and benefits
Descriptions of benefits
Notes and details to remember
Descriptions for Windows 8 editions
Other references
Windows 8 Release Preview website
Product guide (Release Preview, PDF)
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Windows 8 editions
Windows 8
Beautiful, fast, fluid
Windows 8 has been reimagined to be all about you. Put what matters most right on your Start screen, and get instant
access to your people, apps, sites and more, so you can spend less time searching and more time doing. Windows 8 is
smooth, intuitive, and designed to let you do what you want, the way you want.
Start up quickly
Customize your Start screen with live tiles
Browse faster with Internet Explorer
Stay safer with Windows Defender
Get great apps at the Windows Store
Plus Mail, Photos, SkyDrive and more built-in
Windows 8 Pro
Ready for business
With Windows 8 Pro, you get everything in Windows 8, plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to
company networks, access files on the go, encrypt your data, and more.
Encrypt your data with BitLocker
Access your PC on-the-go with Remote Desktop
Connect to company networks with domain join
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Windows 8
Windows 8 has been reimagined to be all about you. Put what
matters most right on your Start screen, and get instant access to
your people, apps, sites and more, so you can spend less time
searching and more time doing.
The Windows 8 experience is:
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Attributes & Themes – Personal
Windows 8 is more personal
Attributes: expressive, unique, tailored
Themes: Make it yours; Windows 8 is uniquely yours
Personalize your Windows 8 experience with the people, apps, and sites
you care about most. Pin your favorites to your Start screen, and arrange
them the way you want.
Windows 8 is uniquely yours. Choose a favorite photo to create your
unique picture password and simply trace a pattern over it to sign-in.
By changing your colors, background, and lock screen photo, you can
personalize Windows 8 to be a beautiful expression of you.
Your Windows, everywhere. Sign in to any of your Windows 8 PCs or
tablets and instantly see your settings and get your apps. Buy them once
from the Windows Store, and use most of your Windows apps on up to 5
PCs or tablets.
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Attributes & Themes – Connected
Windows 8 is connected
Attributes: social, alive with activity, up to date, contextual
Themes: Alive and up to date
Windows 8 comes alive with the people, apps, and sites that matter to you
most. The information you care about flows effortlessly to you through
live tiles and timely notifications.
Easily share between your Windows 8 apps. You can quickly send pictures
or files from within your apps or move them from one app to another.
Search your apps, files, settings, or the web from anywhere within
Windows 8.
Go anywhere and stay connected with great apps like Mail, Calendar,
Photos, Messaging, SkyDrive and more built in.
Store your stuff on SkyDrive and access your files, photos, videos and
more. Wherever you go, you’re connected to the cloud.
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Attributes & Themes – Harmonious
Windows 8 is harmonious
Attributes: unified, seamless, natural and familiar
Themes: Beautiful, fast, fluid; Blends work and play
Windows 8 has a new Start screen that is beautiful, fast and fluid. It’s
optimized for touch on new thin and light PCs and tablets.
Windows 8 will transform the way you use your PC, but it still does
everything you expect and need a PC to do.
With a touch PC or tablet, you can quickly zoom in or out to customize
your view and group, label, and rearrange apps on your Start screen.
Snap two apps side-by-side and multitask. Chat with a friend while
scoping out a map, or watch a video while getting stuff done. It’s simple to
do two things at once with Windows 8. (See notes)
Enjoy your favorite websites with Internet Explorer 10, the entirely new
Windows 8 browser that is fast and fluid, and perfect for touch.
Windows 8 includes the power and productivity of the desktop, there
when you need
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Attributes & Themes – Open
Windows 8 is open
Attributes: diversity and choice, flexible and extensible
Themes: You choose
Windows 8 is designed for touch, mouse, and keyboard, so you can
choose how you get around.
Get Windows 8 on great new tablets, laptops, convertibles, AIOs, and
desktops. You choose. They’re all designed to play as hard as they work.
Browse and discover thousands of apps in the Windows Store. Try before
you buy, read ratings and reviews, and share your favorites with your
friends. (See notes)
You choose the apps that power your experience, the devices you want to
connect to, and your favorite tablet or PC style. It’s all up to you.
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Additional Themes
Additional Themes
Xbox and Windows 8
Xbox music and video is the new way to get great entertainment on
Windows 8. Enjoy the latest movies, TV shows and music on your tablet or
PC. Get access to great games made especially for Windows—from the
latest hits to your favorite classics. Plus, use Xbox SmartGlass on your tablet
or PC as a second screen with your Xbox 360® for an enhanced experience.
Even flick your photos, home movies and music right from your tablet or PC
to your TV. Entertainment is more amazing with Xbox. (See notes)
Rock solid foundation
Your Windows 8 PC starts up quickly and apps run faster.
Built on the rock-solid foundation of Windows 7 and enhanced with safer
browsing, account protection, and parental controls.
With SmartScreen, your Windows 8 PC checks new apps or websites you
browse to so you’re safer from malware and viruses.
More control over your children’s web browsing helps you to protect their
safety and privacy online.
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Additional Themes
Additional Themes
On the go
Windows 8 PCs and tablets are designed to use less power and have longer
battery life. Now you’ll have more time to do what you want, wherever you
are, and spend less time searching for an outlet.
Plug in a device, and it just works. And if your device has a companion app,
you can set it to automatically connect.
A PC for the whole family
Unique user IDs means a personalized experience for every member of your
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Notes and details
Notes and details
Windows Store
Requires an active Internet connection and 1024 x 768 minimum screen
resolution to access the Windows Store and to download and run apps.
Requires 1366 x 768 minimum screen resolution to snap apps side by side.
Xbox and Windows 8
Coming Holiday 2012. Available content and features vary by device. Second
screen control is available with select games and Xbox LIVE content.
Additional fees and/or requirements apply for some content. See
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