Microsoft has officially launched Windows 8.Users can download Windows 8 Pro for Rs 1,999, which is a part of Microsoft’s special offer that will stand for a limited period.
Users who have purchased PCs or Laptops after June 2 running Windows 7 will be eligible for an update to Windows 8 for Rs 699. Microsoft will also offer Windows 8 in DVD for approximated Rs 3,800.
With Windows 8 there are only three versions – Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 (which will only be available via pre-installed on PCs till February 1, 2013) and Windows RT, a version of Windows that is tailored for systems running ARM processors. Users can download Windows 8 Pro from here.
Will Windows 8 be a hit is anybody’s guess as it has opened to a mixed reaction.
Microsoft has launched Windows 8 Release Preview Version.
Flash is the new Feature which both Microsoft and Adobe have got together for this Release preview Version.
Metro Apps have got bigger and better.
No Start Button and Microsoft is tweaking its related code so no apps provide the start button.
Microsoft also announced the retirement of Windows Aero for Windows 8.
You can download Windows 8 Release Preview Here
This news actually comes as a shocker.Yes Windows 8 will be a Retina Display friendly one.All this talk of the New Ipad and its Retina Display has literally forced Microsoft to make Windows 8 a Retina Display friendly one.
Windows 8 also includes native support for the SVG filetype .You can build good-looking scaling into your application more easily with multiple or high-resolution bitmap images.
While we already knew that Microsoft was all set for launching Windows 8 this year, Now Online Reports have surfaced stating that Microsoft plans to launch Windows 8 during October.
Bloomberg reported that Microsoft will finish work on Windows 8 this summer, setting the stage for personal computers and tablets with the operating system to go on sale around October, according to people with knowledge of the schedule.
Now this is one launch many are waiting for as Windows 8 is launching on three platforms Desktops,Tablets and Mobiles.