Windows 8 launches October 26, 2012
Posted 19 July 2012 - 04:56 AM
Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will ship to customers via software upgrades or with new PC purchases on October 26, 2012. Steven Sinosfky made this announcement at Microsoft's annual sales meeting. Earlier this month at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Tami Reller told attendees Windows 8 would be available in October. But now everyone has a specific date to mark on their calendars.
Posted 19 July 2012 - 07:21 AM
I have to be honest though, I won't be upgrading unless I get new hardware, such as a Tablet or a Ultrabook with Windows 8's trackpad gesture support (i.e. the ability to call up charms by swiping in from the right edge and calling up the App Bar by swiping up from the bottom edge.)
Windows 8 makes sense in a new generation of computers, where we'd use more than one 'screen', such as a laptop, a desktop, a tablet, and a phone. Windows 8 makes it effortless to manage and keep all of our various devices in sync. Right now, i'm still old skool, I only use my one and only laptop for everything and anything . I'd like to move to a more mobile way of doing things, such as picking up my powerpoint where I left off on a desktop to a tablet when i'm moving to a couch. These are completely and entirely new computing scenarios, and Windows 8 will be my transition.
However, I will be upgrading to Office 2013. It is hands-down awesome.
Edited by FalseAgent, 19 July 2012 - 07:30 AM.
Posted 19 July 2012 - 07:44 AM
Posted 23 July 2012 - 11:05 PM