Microsoft is planning to enable next generation high speed connectivity solutions such as USB 3.0 and Bluetooth 3.0 within Windows 8. Microsoft’s key area of focus appears to be performance and instant-on systems. “Windows 8 PC’s turn on fast, nearly instantly in some cases, and are ready to work without any long or unexpected delays.Microsoft is also aiming to use sensors in Windows 8 PCs. “Windows 8 can adapt to changes in ambient light.Windows 8 could detect my presence and log users automatically”, hinting at PCs being able to detect their users.Microsoft is working on hard drive encryption for Windows 8. The software giant currently handles encryption by using its Bitlocker technologies.
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