Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Jul 2012 18:39 UTC
Windows "Windows 8 is on track to Release to Manufacturing the first week of August. For enterprise customers with Software Assurance benefits, they will have full access to Windows 8 bits as early as August. Additionally, she noted that RTM is when we’ll be turning on the commerce platform so that developers can start earning money for their apps. [...] Tami went on to say that Windows 8 will reach general availability by the end of October! This means that new Windows 8 and Windows RT PCs will be available to buy and upgrades will be available starting in October. She also mentioned that that Windows 8 will be available in 109 languages across 231 markets worldwide."
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Looking forward to it
by Adurbe on Mon 9th Jul 2012 20:30 UTC
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Im looking forward to the launch and using the 'complete' versions of the metro apps. I hope the state they are in is unfinished and not just shoddy ;)

I would be surprised if they didnt launch with a few 'big name' apps though like Office or Sage. No biz will dare shift over unless they can almost guarantee they wont be inconvenienced to much (there is always a bit of pain in upgrading an os with those wonderful legacy apps)

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