Windows 8 Officially Released. Upgrade Now from $15

Windows 8 logo

Windows 8 logo

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.

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Microsoft Confirmed Windows 8 Release Date. Here are the Windows 8 Pro Upgrade Costs.

Windows 8 release date confirmed

Windows 8 release date confirmed

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 was announced by Steven Sinofsky, the president of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft, during the giant company’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]

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Everything We Know About the Microsoft’s Surface Tablet for Windows

Microsoft Surface Tablet
Microsoft Surface Tablet with Touch Cover
Microsoft Surface Tablet with Touch Cover

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 Microsoft’s Windows tablet. It is also first Windows hardware of the giant company. 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. That’s 0.1 mm thinner than the New Apple iPad (2012). The Windows 8 Pro version is 13.5 mm thick.

Surface table side view showing the slim body
Surface tablet side view showing the slim body

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.

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