Microsoft Windows 8 was launched on Friday, October 26, 2012. The new operating system is designed for desktops, laptops, tablets, and home theater PCs. It has a new user interface with a grid of dynamically updating tiles to represent applications, build-in Internet Explorer 10, SkyDrive, and others.
Microsoft confirmed the Windows 8 release date. How much does it cost to upgrade from existing Windows XP/Vista/7? And, what is the offer for new Windows 7 users? Read this article to find out.
Microsoft has confirmed Windows 8 release date to be on October 26th, 2012. It wasby Steven Sinofsky, the president of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft, during the giant companyâ€™s annual sales meeting.
[box type=”info”]Microsoft Windows 8 is the next generation Windows operating system that is designed for both PC and tablet. Windows 8 use a new Metro design language to better suit touchscreen input, in addition to mouse and keyboard input.[/box]
In this article, I will tell you everything we know about the Surface tablet, including features, specs, Touch/Type Cover, different between Windows RT & Windows 8 Pro, and more.
Surface, the Microsoftâ€™s Windows tablet. It is also first Windows hardware of the giant company.Â There are two versions of Surface tablet, each target for tablet and PC (Ultrabook) markets: Surface for Windows RT and Surface for Windows 8 Pro.
The Windows RT version is super thin, only 9.3mm. Thatâ€™s 0.1 mm thinner than the New Apple iPad (2012). The Windows 8 Pro version is 13.5 mm thick.
Surface tablet uses 10.6-inch 16:9 widescreen ultra-wide viewing angle display which is perfect for watching movies. The Pro version has higher resolution (Full HD) than the RT version (HD).
Both Surface versions have a memory card slot and full size USB port. RT version supports microSD and USB 2.0, while Pro version supports microSDXC and USB 3.0. Pro version also gets a specialy designed stylus with palm block.