Bill Gates upbeat on Windows 8

Bill Gates excited on Windows 8

Microsoft top honcho and one of the world’s wealthiest individuals, Bill Gates, said that their still unreleased Windows 8 is “a very exciting new product” and “a very big deal” for the company.

According to the Associated Press, Gates is very pleased with what the developers at Microsoft have done for their next operating system.

This is the biggest endeavor that Microsoft has done in more than a decade placing all their money, time and dedication to the mobile market.

Gates added, “Hardware partners are doing great things to take advantage of the features. It’ll be a big deal.”

The Windows 8 platform will be released next month together with a new version of the Internet Explorer.

The Windows 8 is set to be the first ever operating system that can run smartphones, desktops and tablets.

This latest operating system is set to change the way how individuals interact with their computers.

Microsoft has seen a huge rise in their business. Though they have been delving in computer services business for big corporations and gaming consoles, their biggest business is the operating system business which started their climb to the top.

Are you excited with the impending release of the Windows 8 platform?

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Windows 8 devices to be unveiled prior to OS release?

According to ZDNet, the devices that will run on Microsoft’s much anticipated Windows 8 OS are going to be introduced to the public even before the OS is set to be available in public.

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ZDNet says that a set of sponsored events will usher these devices prior to the October 26 launch of the Windows 8 OS.

Microsoft has already confirmed October 26 as the date of launch for their latest entry to the operating system foray.

The report also added that three days after the official launch of the new OS, Microsoft’s own Windows Phone 8 will be launched in the US.

According to the article, devices that will carry the OS will be made available in stores a few weeks after its launch.

But devices that are running on Windows 8 OS have already been previewed to the public during the IFA conference currently being staged in Berlin.

Among these are Samsung’s Ativ S smartphone and the Ativ Tab. The former is a Windows 8 smartphone while the latter runs on Windows RT.

At any rate, Microsoft has made a bold move in upping up the hype behind their OS. The question is, can the Windows 8 OS deliver?

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Windows 8 release just around the corner

Microsoft is at its final leg of trials before they finally release their much anticipated Windows 8 operating system.

This came about after the company released their final test version of the product overnight.

This new Windows 8 OS is considered by many as the biggest change in the company’s operating system. The Windows 8 displays applications in a mosaic of tiles and is designed to run on laptops, desktop computer, tablets and smartphones.

Sales of desktop computers have declined in the US as individuals opt to buy mobile devices.

The recently released version of the Windows 8 has 14 languages and has seen improvements from the version released about 3 months ago. The update includes additional ways to connect to other Microsoft services, better security controls and touch screen features.

The company has not revealed the release date of the Windows 8, though some analysts believe that this will most probably come on September or October.

Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, shows signs of optimism with their new baby. He said in a speech, “It’s really, in some senses, a dawning of the rebirth of MS Windows… It’s certainly the most important piece of work we’ve done.”

He also describes this new OS as “deepest, broadest and most impactful” Windows software created.

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