News: Page (1) of 1 - 07/18/12 Email this story to a friend. email article Print this page (Article printing at MyDmn.com).print page facebook

Microsoft: Windows 8 will go on sale Oct. 26

Microsoft: Windows 8 will go on sale Oct. 26, both as upgrades and on new PCs By The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Microsoft says Windows 8 will go on sale Oct. 26. The upgrade to its operating system is designed to work better with touch screens and on tablet computers.

Microsoft announced the date in a blog post and at its annual sales meeting Wednesday. The software company had said earlier that Windows 8 would go on sale in October.

Microsoft is releasing the software as a downloadable upgrade that day for PC owners, and letting PC makers start selling computers with Windows 8 the same day.



As an upgrade for users of Windows XP, Vista or 7, Windows will cost $40. That's much less than Microsoft Corp. has charged for previous operating system upgrades. People who bought a Windows 7 computer on June 2 or later can upgrade for $15.


Page: 1


Related Keywords:Microsoft-Windows 8,Business,General news,Technology,Software,Computing and information technology,Information technology,Industries

[ServletException in:/common/ads/links.jsp] Unable to load class for JSP'

Our Privacy Policy --- @ Copyright, 2015 Digital Media Online, All Rights Reserved