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Windows 8 scheduled for October public release

It’s been a long time coming, but it looks like we finally have a date for a “finished” version of Windows 8.

Manufacturers will be able to get their grubby little mitts on the latest version of Microsoft’s OS in August, with a public release set for October.

The dates were confirmed by Microsoft Corporate VP and CFO Tami Reller at the company’s Worldwide Partner Conference keynote in Toronto, Canada.

The October release date confirms what we’ve been expecting for some time now. What remains to be seen is how well the general public reacts to an OS that is designed to work across a range of devices.

Author | Stuart Thomas

Stuart Thomas
Stuart is the editor-in-chief of Engage Me Online. After pursuing an MA in South African literature, he spent five years reporting on the global technology scene. Intrigued by the intersection of technology and work, he joined Engage Me as the editor-in-chief. He is a passionate runner, and recently ran... More

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