On March 1st, Microsoft released a product guide all about the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. While the guide is meant primarily for businesses, it details many of the new features that are found in the operating system. The 15-page document touches on some of the key features that are being discussed. Among them: Start screenInnovative user interfaceLine-of-business app developmentTouch-first experienceChoice in form factorsInternet Explorer 10New possibilities for mobile productivityDirectAccessVirtual Private Network (VPN)Work on the roadWindows To GoMobile broadbandWork in a branch officeBranchCachePrinting enhancementsCloud-connectedEnterprise-class infrastructure technologiesEnhanced end-to-end-security featuresTrusted Platform Module (TPM)-based SystemsTrusted boot processMeasured boot processBitLocker Drive EncryptionAppLockerSmartScreen Application Reputation ServiceClaim-based access controlUnified management across devicesTesting, deployment, and migrationHyper-VNew Virtual Hard Disk formatAssessmentsReset and refresh your PC (native factory restore)Remote Desktop Services (RDS)Automation with Windows PowerShell Official Link: Download: Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide for Business - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details This document may be updated. At present time, it appears to be v1.1, published on March 1, 2012.