Sunday, September 18, 2011

The 300+ Features In Windows 8 That Microsoft Didn’t Want To Show

 

















At the BUILD Windows event, Microsoft showed some of the new features in Windows 8 and really briefly in a slide they showed over 300+ features in Windows 8, and Steven Sinofsky said “There’s hundreds of other features in Windows 8. Like I said, this is a bold reimagining of Windows. So, there are a lot of other features. So, quick, write that down, take notes, good luck OCRing that”. This is not a 100% complete list, but is a darn good list to see on what Microsoft is working to build Windows 8. There are some features in the list that were shown at the conference and others that look like interesting and promising.

And here is the list with Windows 8 features
  • Browser
  • Protection against app (…)/ malware scan
  • Apps are certified
  • Pre-boot reset
  • Desktop Apps
  • Key Management Services
  • Start
  • Multi Hand (…)
  • OEM Activation
  • Windows Adapts To Your Location
  • Hardening For Genuine
  • Powershell Support
  • Spotlight
  • Integrated Load Balancing
  • Pre-Install
  • Identity Management Service – Live Integration
  • SendTo
  • Windows Performance Analyzer
  • BitLocker Self-encrypting Drive
  • Credential Management interface
  • Tile groupings
  • Files Folders Search
  • Tiles
  • Optional Public Key Infrastructure
  • Faster resume from hibernation
  • Application package
  • Always On Always Connected
  • Windows Update maintenance scheduler integration
  • Windows logo kit
  • Reliable rollback
  • PCI for efficiency / PCI 3.0 for performance
  • Richedit
  • Certification status
  • Wi-Fi hotspot authentication
  • Consumer refund
  • Windows hardware development center
  • New developer (…)
  • International updates
  • Application bar
  • Unified (…) DirectAccess Server (…)
  • Ratings reviews reputation & report a problem
  • JavaScript control model
  • Task manager small app view
  • Templates and (…)
  • Application bar developer services
  • Maintenance scheduler API
  • PrintTo
  • My Apps
  • Developer portal
  • Task manager – users view
  • native code (…)
  • Reader
  • Animation in HTML
  • BitLocker data-only encryption
  • Factory reset
  • Remote lab exchange
  • Windows runtime components
  • Figures in CSS
  • Automatic updates
  • System settings
  • Offline setup
  • (…) fragmentation (…) enhancements
  • Windows (…) user (…)
  • (…) 3d party (…)
  • Windows engineering services
  • TRM as Smartcard
  • Text prediction and auto correction
  • (…) usage assessments
  • Instant on
  • Task manager
  • Device state (…)
  • Maintenance time configuration
  • Device uninstall
  • Exclusive
  • (…) taskbar
  • Localized experience
  • Out of box experience
  • Client hyper-V
  • Handwriting input panel
  • Items management
  • Recommendation engine
  • (…) boot
  • HTML5 video control
  • System notifications
  • Device makers integrate with windows device (…)
  • Off (…) domain join
  • Task manager app history tab
  • Spotlight on quality benchmarked
  • (…)-centric reliability reporting
  • SendTo contract
  • Modern experience assessment
  • Content tiles
  • Stereo 3D video and gaming
  • GoldenImage reset
  • Easily discover apps that supporting a language
  • Search
  • Device setup
  • (…) background
  • New OEM and Cop help customization
  • Hardware button (…) overlay
  • (…) keyboard
  • (…) unified extensible firmware interface
  • Get my printer working basic functionality
  • My media plays to digital media receivers
  • Users are confident using devices & networking in modern apps
  • (…) geolocation
  • Windows deployment services
  • Modern boot
  • Device companion apps
  • Windows sense orientation and lighting
  • Application update
  • DirectX 11
  • Footprint reliability and performance
  • Improvements in registry
  • Support for ipv4-only servers
  • Transistors in animation
  • Windows inbox component repair
  • Windows logon
  • OEM activation 3.0
  • Manufacturing driver assessment
  • Optimized for web delivery
  • Enhance copy experience
  • Switching
  • Devs get to set the geo and price
  • Improved proxy configuration and authentication
  • Enhanced file explorer
  • Input switching
  • Notification contract
  • (…) firmware interface
  • Graphics output protocol
  • Music player
  • Foreground application responsiveness
  • Secure low-fragmentation help
  • Windows performance recorder
  • Windows driver kit
  • Browse categories of the store
  • All applications
  • Connect (..)
  • System hardening
  • PlayTo
  • Pre-install
  • Licensing (…) framework for application developers
  • windows update – automatic update and interactive are network aware
  • streaming media assessment
  • windows connected account
  • printTo contract
  • NAP
  • windows assessment console
  • lock screen & notifications
  • windows update – enhanced driver targeting
  • trusted platform module authentication
  • new (..) help hub
  • print server (…)
  • task manager (..) dashboard
  • always connected
  • enterprice application deployment
  • control styling
  • BitLocker – network key protector
  • bitLocker – extended suspend experience
  • (…) management
  • windows is sensor aware
  • mobile broadband purchase experience
  • (…) network aware
  • application (…)
  • connected frames
  • auto-suggest search, history
  • create windows live ID in Windows (…)
  • advanced on/off options
  • active directory activation
  • modern SDK
  • Phone as Smartcard
  • language profile developer service
  • application container
  • language profile
  • great webcam experience
  • windows standard controls (…)
  • windows update (…)
  • optimized keyboard layouts
  • native support of WiMAX and LTE
  • fundamental assessments
  • FAST (…) search
  • windows connects My devices at super speed
  • video player
  • task manager – startup applications
  • ribbon
  • gestures manipulation (…)
  • modern application license enforcement
  • (…) reporting platform for new types of telemetry sharing
  • spellchecking
  • deployment image servicing & management tool
  • animations
  • multi-column layout
  • charms bar
  • re-acuire device app
  • windows adapts to your location
  • tile contract
  • product description page
  • troubleshooting diagnostics monitoring and (…)
  • all day battery
  • basic reset
  • restore from usb-key
  • trial
  • radio management
  • windows developments kits release (…) matches major OS release milestones
  • app-to-app picker
  • application install
  • memory footprint assessment
  • communicating over SMS on my PC
  • task manager – large application view
  • linking windows connected (…) to domain (…)
  • online search / offline search
  • windows update improved reboot experience
  • content tile
  • streamlined TPM (..)
  • sources converter tool migration to modern experience
  • tile updates
  • fluid grid
  • access to run tile
  • getting notified about pending maintenance
  • adaptive grid control
  • share
  • user switching improvements
  • pause resume maintenance
  • modern resource management
  • access to settings & control panel
  • splash screen contract
  • access to other programs
  • application compatibility tool kit
  • extension ports
  • settings charm
  • visual studio professional
  • (…) driver (…)
  • windows hardware development center
  • single portal
  • improved on/off experience
  • DA server single adapter support
  • (…)-aware networking
  • shared “data-playground” for Microsoft-partner collaboration
  • input methop editor
  • settings search
  • windows preinstallation environment
  • simpler print driver management and printer sharing in (…)
  • windows development kits (…)
  • maintenance on demand
  • improved responsiveness with AV
  • application context menu contract
  • directaccess server scalability
  • windows proximity experiences
  • commerce engine – in application purchases
  • application context menus
  • web/local compartments
  • client (…) search (…) integration and type ahead (…)
  • (…) box control)
  • parental controls
  • video playback assessment
  • system-wide dialogs
  • flexible SIM-based connectivity
  • bitlocker-recovery mode exclusions
  • applications can tailor to the form factor and sensor
  • photo and video import for phones and cameras
  • dialogs
  • faster boot
  • (…) selection
  • defender
  • picture password
  • submit to categories
  • storage is fast and easy to use
  • desktop activity moderator
  • topics
  • commerce engine – user payment
  • common devices supported for modern apps
  • early AV
  • windows credential vault
  • snapped apps
  • remote (…)
  • automatically (…) based on application UI/language
  • filter apps that are accessible
  • core OS suspend – resume (…)
  • history vault
  • on demand scrollbar
  • windows boot experience
  • retail upgrade media for windows 8
  • dev portal – developer sign up and payment
  • deep links
  • automatic maintenance
  • one-time password authentication
  • bitlocker pre-provisoning
  • file (…)
  • earl Load anti-malware
  • NAT support
  • settings charm contract
  • improved text prediction
  • express setup
  • genuine (…)
  • system navigation
  • single (…) tunnel
  • app-to-app picker contract
  • fast startup experience assessment
  • wake alarm
  • application signing
  • finance reporting portal
  • search contract
  • stored value
  • assessment execution engine
  • connection manager
  • windows hardware development center. easy/for partners
  • windows update. modern updating experience
  • webcam access
  • assessment and deployment kit
  • windows system assessment tool
  • prompted for purchases – kids abuse
  • enterprice client evaluation edition
  • licensing – anti-piracy
  • windows server core support
  • visual styles always on
  • network connectivity assistant
  • windows 8 full OS upgrade
  • payTo contract
  • file picker
  • class driver
  • bitlocker new properties and events
  • snap contract
  • receipts
  • projection
  • ISO/VHD
  • secure boot and (…)
  • account management (…)
  • (…) notification history
  • DLL (…)
Image source flickr & list credit Winrumors