It’s Here…Windows 8!


Microsoft today announced the global availability of its popular Windows operating system, Windows 8. Beginning Friday, Oct. 26, consumers and businesses worldwide will be able to experience all that Windows 8 has to offer, including a beautiful new user interface and a wide range of applications with the grand opening of the Windows Store.

As a result of close work with hardware partners, more than 1,000 certified PCs and tablets, including Microsoft Surface, will be available for the launch of Windows 8 — making it the best lineup of PCs ever across the Windows 8 and Windows RT ecosystem.

“We have reimagined Windows and the result is a stunning lineup of new PCs,” said Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Earlier today, Microsoft held live Webcasts in New York City to kick off the launch of Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface. You can also read more about the launch over on Blogging Windows.

Posted by Jeff Meisner
Editor, The Official Microsoft Blog

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