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Microsoft announces availability of Windows 8 consumer preview

Microsoft Corp. recently announced the availability of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview — the next milestone of the Windows operating system. This latest preview is now available for download at The Windows 8 Consumer Preview offers a more robust experience for testing the world’s most popular operating system and is available to the widest range of people yet following the initial release of the Windows 8 Developer Preview late last year. The Developer Preview received more than 3 million downloads.

“With Windows 8, we reimagined the different ways people interact with their PC and how to make everything feel like a natural extension of the device, whether using a Windows 8 tablet, laptop or all-in-one,” said Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft. “The Windows 8 Consumer Preview brings a no-compromises approach to using your PC.”
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Posted by on March 1, 2012 in Microsoft, Technology


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