Windows 8 Consumer Preview coming February 29th

Microsoft is preparing to launch the first “Consumer Preview” of Windows 8. The company is holding an event on February 29th at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain to kick off the launch. The Consumer Preview follows the Developer Preview that the company launched in September, 2011. While Microsoft isn’t using the words “alpha,” or “beta” to […]

Microsoft could bundle Windows 8 with several Metro Style apps

Microsoft has been offering a developer preview of Windows 8 since September. While the early build of Microsoft’s next-gen operating system gives a good idea of how the OS will look and feel, it doesn’t come with very many Metro-style apps that take advantage of the new touch-friendly user interface. The folks at The Verge […]