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Near-final "release preview" version of Windows 8 is due in early-June

"Release preview" of Windows 8 should hit in early-June

| Operating Systems News | Posted: Apr 24, 2012 10:24 am

Microsoft have confirmed that a near-final "release preview" of Windows 8 is expected to drop in early-June, says Windows unit president Steven Sinofsky, where he made the announcement at at Windows Developer Days event held in Japan earlier this week.

 

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This should mean the release could arrive at the time of Computex, which would be a perfectly timed show off period for the Redmond-based company. All eyes will be on the releases as they hit as Microsoft push Windows in a new direction.

 

Windows 8 should be quite the all-in for Microsoft, as they're not only trying to keep desktop-based customers happy, but notebooks, newly-arrived Ultrabooks, and then tablets and smartphones. Microsoft want to combat Apple's iPad, but right now have nothing to even compete with. Windows 8 will change all of this.

 

On top of the OS being able to run on traditional x86-based processors, it'll work on low-powered ARM-based solutions, too.

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