When you look at the new operating system of Windows 8 by Microsoft, you will find that it relies heavily on the cloud. The operating system's support for the cloud is such that you will feel as if the programs you run on the cloud are installed in your computer.
Another specialty you will find is that you will be able to run internet explorer using the security feature of sandbox. This will enable it to evaluate new and unfamiliar websites before allowing them to access your computer. This will allow your computer to be safe from threats of Trojans and malware.
With the new operating system Microsoft is conditioning the PCs and laptops to compete with the ever increasing popularity of mobile devices. This is done by enabling PCs as and Laptops to run on the same operating system that could also run on the mobile devices. The new operating system not only supports X86 processors but also supports ARM processors.