First Look: Windows 8 Consumer Preview simple and slick

Keep it simple

The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available to everyone and can be downloaded directly from Microsoft.

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By Mark Kaelin

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.