One of Microsoft's surprises during the Windows 8 Consumer Preview demo event was the fact that the massive 82-inch display at the back of the stage was actually a touchscreen. Not only that, it was plugged into a PC running Windows 8 and Steven Sinofsky and Mike Angiulo went to it to demonstrate just how versatile the OS is and how well its experience scales across form factors. We couldn't let them have all the fun, however, and went up for a closer look ourselves.