Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Aug 2012 21:30 UTC
Windows Microsoft has made Windows 8's final release available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers, so if you are one of those - have fun. The 90-day trial has also been released, so us mere mortals can have a go at it as well. The evaluation version is Windows 8 Enterprise, so it contains a number of features regular users normally won't see. As far as I can tell - it's a bit unclear - the trial version cannot be upgraded to a final version a few months down the line. Happy testing!
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Well, there's a little more to Windows 8 than Metro:

Granted, this isn't mind-blowing stuff, and you can get most of this functionality with 3rd party apps, but for a $40 upgrade, I'll probably bite. At least it's a few less apps I'll have to install, and I'm sure there'll be a few interesting apps for Metro... er, I mean Windows 8 over time ;) If it's not any slower than Windows 7, I think it'll do all right. If you install a launcher or something, you'll never have to look at Metro once you're booted into classic.

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