Can Microsoft's upcoming desktop operating system keep up with -- or even beat -- Windows 7? Benchmark testing suggests that Windows 8 is Microsoft's fastest Windows to date.
Microsoft Windows users running XP, Vista or Windows 7 will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99 when the new operating software becomes available, a date that has yet to be officially announced but which most observers and insiders believe will be sometime in October.
Of the two versions of Windows 8 Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) plans to ship, Windows 8 Pro is more feature-rich and eventual
There’s been so much buzz about Microsoft Windows 8, but so very little mentioned about the official release date — until now. It looks as though Windows 8 will be ready by the summer of 2012, just in time for an October release date. Here are the quick details …
Microsoft apparently is gearing up to ship Windows 8 in October, with both Intel and ARM variants in tow.
When Windows 8 arrives for PCs and tablets, and Windows Phone 8 arrives, how many new applications will surface for the new Microsoft operating system? Microsoft keeps comparing Windows 8′s approaching arrival to Windows 95′s debut in 1995.
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) confirmed an upcoming Windows 8 update, code named Windows Blue, that will enable the operating system to run on more devices and, according to the vendor, will address some of the criticism levied at the software.
The vendor also said that its count of Windows 8 licenses sold has reached 100 million, a 67 percent jump from where
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has released Windows 8 RTM as a 90-day evaluation download with the intended targets IT professionals, developers and device makers, but anyone can take the final build of the impending operating system for a spin with a click or two at either its MSDN or TechNet web sites.
“This is intended for developers building Windows 8 apps and IT professionals interested in trying W