A first look at the Windows 8 Developer Preview

Piano app

Many of the sample apps are the normal time-wasting example apps like games and this Piano app. I hope the developers can do a little more with Windows 8.

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.