News tagged ‘windows 8’
Thursday, 2 Aug 2012
Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 has reached the RTM stage. This milestone signals the completion of product development and testing, and the handing off of the final code to hardware manufacturers as they prepare for its October 26 general availability.
Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012
Microsoft has confirmed in its annual report, that Windows 8 will be available to the public on the 26th of October, 2012. That will also be the day that consumers will also be able to put their hands on a Surface tablet.
Monday, 30 Jul 2012
Online sources have leaked images of new input devices from Microsoft, seemingly designed with Windows 8 tablets and ultra-portable PCs in mind: the Wedge Touch Mouse and the Wedge Mobile Keyboard.
Thursday, 26 Jul 2012
Gabe Newell, former Microsoft employee, and now co-founder and managing director of video game developer Valve, has condemned Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS as "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space."
Monday, 23 Jul 2012
ASUS has announced its Windows 8-ready AMD chipset motherboards. Boasting of exclusive features that will enhance users' experience with the new exciting operating system from Microsoft, these new and updated boards will appeal to a wide range of system builders and end-users!
Microsoft announced some of its app store pricing details, meant to give developers incentives to get started on the Windows 8 environment.
Thursday, 19 Jul 2012
Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will be generally available as both an upgrade and on new PCs starting on October 26.
Saturday, 14 Jul 2012
According to USA Today, Microsoft is set to unveil the next major version of its suite of office productivity applications and services this coming Tuesday.
Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012
Microsoft has revealed that Windows 8 will reach RTM stage in the first week of August, and will be generally available to users in October.
Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012
We previously reported that Microsoft is offering a special price for customers buying a new Windows 7 PC to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro. It has now announced a new offer that lets existing Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 users upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just US$39.99.