Microsoft Announces Availability Of Surface Windows 8 Pro Tablets, Coming Feb 9th


Microsoft launched the Surface RT tablet in October last year, which didn’t see much success. Today, they’ve announced the availability of the Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet, which should see better sales. The Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet is a true productivity device, as it runs the full blown Windows 8 Pro operating system. It’s basically […]

Windows 8 Upgrade Price To Be Raised After January 31st, Windows 8 Preview Users Face Other Consequences

The Windows 8 metro interface home screen

Microsoft have finally expired the official early previews of their latest OS, Windows 8, of which have appeared in May 2011, although that was a leaked first copy of Windows 8. The first official preview of Windows 8 however, was released in September, (the Developer Preview), followed by a February 2012 release, in the form […]

Amazon “Leaks” The Windows 8 Packaging We Have Already Seen


In August The Verge managed to get their hands on some pictures of Microsoft’s Windows 8 packaging. It featured a very Metro-style boot screen logo, with very sharp looking colors and typography. With the Windows 8 release date (October 26th) drawing near, it makes sense that online retailers would be preparing for the launch. This is […]

Windows 8 Pro Pricing Announced: $70 Until Jan 2013, $200 After That


So we’ve already heard a lot about Windows 8’s upgrade options, which for existing Windows users will be a quite affordable $40 online purchase. There’s also the box copies of Windows 8, though, and we haven’t heard much about pricing on those. The Verge is now reporting that they’ve got the full scoop on retail […]

Microsoft Windows 8 Retail Box Art Revealed


As the consumer release of Windows 8 draws nearer, more details of the final configuration of the OS are emerging. The release to manufacture (RTM) version has already shipped to computer makers, and the Windows Store is open for business. Now, we’ve got a look at the official retail box art and packaging. The Verge has […]

Windows 8 To Be Cheapest Windows Upgrade


OS X Mountain Lion retails for $20 online, so it should be no surprise that Microsoft will be selling Windows 8 at a lower price than any Windows upgrade in the company’s history. In order to encourage customers to continue buying Windows computers before the release of Windows 8, Microsoft has dropped the upgrade price […]

Microsoft Surface Priced At $599, Windows 8 Pro Model For $999 [Rumor]


Steve Sinofsky (president of Microsoft’s Windows Division) said at Microsoft’s Surface event that the Windows RT tablet would be priced “like comparable tablets that are based on ARM.” Meanwhile Surface tablets running Windows 8 Pro would be priced “comparable with competitive ultrabook class PCs.” Sinofsky ostensibly went on stage to talk about pricing and availability, but […]

Microsoft Announces Windows 8 Editions: Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, And The New Windows RT [Comparison Chart]


Microsoft has announced the various editions of the upcoming Windows 8 operating system today on their blog. They have mentioned that they have worked hard to make it easier for customers to know which edition will work best for them. By the looks of it Windows 8 will come in three editions — Windows 8, […]