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An IDC report recently predicted that "Windows 8 will be largely irrelevant to the users of traditional PCs, and we expect effectively no upgrade activity from Windows 7 to Windows 8 in that form factor." Developers are eager to hear the details about the Windows Store, and are hoping that Windows 8 will make more of an impact than IDC has predicted.
This week Microsoft will host an event that will focus on the unveiling of its Windows 8 app store. Initially announced in an August blog post that mentioned that a team was working on an "app store," the Windows Store, as it came to be known, will allow developers to sells their apps anywhere that Windows itself is sold.