Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Windows 8 release date revealed

updated 04:37 pm EDT, Wed July 18, 2012

October 26 sees new system launch

The next version of Microsoft's Windows 8 will launch on October 26 of this year. The news emerged today at Microsoft's annual sales meeting, where Windows Division President Steven Sinofsky confirmed the release date. The news is in keeping with previous hints from Microsoft that the product would launch in late October.

Windows 8 will launch in 109 languages across 231 markets upon release. Owners of current Windows software have the option to upgrade to Windows 8 online for $40, and that offer will be valid at the time the software launches.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Samsung SmartCam HD Pro

Keeping an eye on the home while out and about these days is common practice, assisted by modern technology. Internet cameras became p ...

Fugoo Bluetooth speaker

It's rare to find a Bluetooth speaker that can cover a large array of needs. Generally, speakers are wrapped in a desktop-convenient d ...

Epson LW-600P

Label makers are traditionally simple machines that perform a single task which people feel they can either live with or without. In m ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News