Microsoft Announces the Date for Windows 8.1 Launch

Beginning at 12:00 a.m. on October 18 in New Zealand, or 4:00 a.m. October 17 in Redmond, Washington, Windows 8.1 will begin downloading onto computers around the world as a free update for consumers currently on the less then desired Windows 8 OS via the Windows online Store. The update will also be available at retail stores and also on new devices beginning October 18. The company said it would launch the final version of the update this fall, but did not specify a date. Windows 8.1's world release will come a week short of the one year anniversary of the Windows 8 original launch date. Continue reading the story here.



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • (FEATURING Gartner Research) Enterprises are increasingly relying on hybrid IT to speed up app deployment, access innovation, and reduce expenses. The impact? IT is being held responsible for the performance of apps that run on infrastructure they don't control. Although cloud providers' SLAs cover infrastructure uptime, incident response time commitments, and penalties, these are insufficient to guarantee excellent end user experience. This newly published guide, featuring Gartner research, provides: …

  • The motivation to adopt cloud-based IT solutions is clear: cloud computing allows users to tap into a virtually unlimited pool of computing and storage resources over the Internet. The benefits, such as inherent scalability and proven reliability, are especially pertinent for enterprises that have established multi-tiered storage architectures. Read this white paper to learn about a cost-effective, scalable backup solution that can be used to consolidate storage infrastructure or as an integral part of a …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date