5 Reasons You Should Upgrade to Windows 8 With every new introduction in technology there are always two groups of people.First there are those who support the newly introduced technology then there is the second group which is always taking out defects in the new technology.The story of windows 7 is no different. The group who is supporting the OS is saying that the operating system offers improvements in performance, existing capabilities, and is cheaper.While the other group is saying that the OS is somewhat totally different from previous windows released by Microsoft hence people requires some adjustment in the way they interact with their PC.But the most important thing regarding up gradation to windows 8 is that windows 8 requires the same specifications as it was required by windows 7. Microsoft Windows 8 Anyway here are my five reasons why you should upgrade to windows 8:- 1.Faster startup. On the same computer, Windows 8 starts up more than twice as fast as Windows 7. In a comparison with Mac OS X Mountain Lion, running in Boot Camp on a MacBook, Windows 8 even started up faster than Apple's latest desktop operating systemAlong with the start up windows 8 was also quicker in almost all other benchmarks which are used to test the speed of OS. 2. A whole new world of apps. Windows 8 gives PC users a whole new world of full- screen, touch-friendly, Web-connected apps to explore. There is whole new Windows Store—analogous to Apple's iTunes App Store—makes discovering and installing these new-style apps a breeze. 3. SkyDrive integration. With Windows 8, SkyDrive is accessible to any app that wants to use it, just as though it were a local drive. It also backs up your PC's settings, letting you replicate your environment should you get a new PC. 4. Better Security, Less-intrusive updates. “Windows 8 is the most secure version of Windows yet”,this is the statement many tech pundits are now saying about windows 8. It has the feature of Secure Boot.By secure boot we mean that "Windows 8 stops a computer from loading an operating system that hasn’t been signed by the publisher)." Along with that Windows 8's default Web browser, Internet Explorer 10, was rated best in a recent test by NSS Labs, detecting and blocking over 99 percent of malicious downloads without any help from a third-party antivirus program. . 5. First-class touch input, but still fine with keyboard and mouse:Many people ar saying that , touch-screen input on Windows 8 is superior that of the Apple iPad and one of the reason for this is you can do everything you need to by swiping with your thumbs, making a tablet easier to use by holding it by the sides Although the touch mania is what is surrounding windows 8 but mouse and keyboard are hardly forgotten. all keyboard shortcuts still works, and navigating through the new interface with the mouse is as a good experience as it was with earlier version of windows.