One step closer to the real deal
A release preview of Windows 8 will arrive in the first week of June, Microsoft has confirmed.
The news was announced by Microsoft President, Steven Sinofsky at Japan’s Windows 8 Dev Days event before posting it on @BuildWindows8 twitter feed.
The release preview follows a successful Beta trial of the new operating system and means we’re one step closer to a full version arriving later this year, most likely October.
Microsoft has already stated that there will be four different versions of the OS; Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Enterprise and Windows 8 RT.?
Between them each version will cater for a desktop and tablet experience, with Windows 8 RT the real newbie to the group.
It’s geared towards ARM processors, namely tablet devices and promises a better battery life as well as user experience.
With October the most likely arrival date for Windows Phone 8 Apollo it’s set to be an exciting end to 2012 for Microsoft and the consumer.
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