Finally, after months of speculation, Microsoft has unveiled Windows 8. In this version, “there’ll be two kinds of applications: one that runs in a traditional desktop, and the other pseudo-mobile apps based on HTML5 and Javascript, but both environments — rather, the entire OS — have been designed from the ground up for touchscreen use.” Click here for the first picture in gallery. Continue reading for a sneak peak.

Keyboard and mouse will still be options for both sets of programs, but there are multiple virtual sets of keys for different form factors, including a split keyboard for vertical slate use.

[via Engadget]