NEW YORK — Oct. 25, 2012 — Microsoft Corp. 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.
See the full press release at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/Press/2012/Oct12/10-25Windows8GAPR.aspx.
The Windows Team has a new blog site at http://blogs.windows.com/.