Microsoft Sets Windows 8 Launch Date

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October 26th is the day that you will be able to get your hands on a final release version of Windows 8. President, Windows and Windows Live Division, Steven Sinofsky, made the announcement yesterday at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting.

Windows 8 is the latest operating system from Windows and is set to have the Metro UI that can be found on Windows Phone handsets and Xbox 360 consoles, thereby giving Windows a unified look across various platforms. The upgrade would be available through and anyone with Windows XP or later will be able to receive the upgrade.

Can’t wait till the 25th to get your hands on the OS? Head down to the Windows site to download the release preview and try it out for yourself.

So, are you looking forward to Windows 8? Will you be upgrading your PC come the 26th of October? Let us know in the comments below


Paul Ogunlowo

Paul Ogunlowo is a technology lover and enthusiast. He is a Sophomore student studying Information Technology at Hofstra University.

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