Windows 8 Released to Manufacturing, Server 2012 RTM & The Windows Store is Open!

Windows 8 RTM’d on August 1st 2012 and will be made available to developers and techs on August 15th.   “General Availability” meaning retail packaging and OEM hardware sales will commense on October 26th. The President of the Microsoft’s Windows group said: While we have reached our RTM milestone, no software project is ever really ‘done.’ We will continue to monitor and act on your real world experiences with Windows 8—we’ve used the preview process to…

Windows 8 Release Candidate Available Now, Windows 2012 Server Too!

You can download the latest build of Microsoft Windows 8 from windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/download .  Keep in mind that you can download a SETUP or an .ISO.  Personally, I would only work with the .ISO on a fresh harddrive (or fresh partition 🙂 )  The CD key for this is TK8TP-9JN6P-7X7WW-RFFTV-B7QPF  And if you are wondering “can I upgrade Windows 8 Consumer Preview to this Windows 8 Release Preview”, the answer is yes.  See windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/faq for details The support…

Whats New In Office 15?

Office 15 (likely Office 2013) is in private beta now and will have a public beta your can play with next month, in June 2012.  The product should release to manufacturing (RTM) late this year and likely be available to buy very early in 2013.    Initially users will notice that the new products all use a Metro styled “washed out” look with only a few important items having colour but past that there are many changes. …