October 26th, 2012! That’s right! Just a few minutes ago, Steven Sinofsky announced at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting that customers will be able to get Windows 8 – whether in upgrade fashion or on a new PC – starting on October 26th. Earlier this month at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Tami Reller told attendees Windows 8 would be available in October. But now everyone has a specific date to mark on their calendars.
The touch screen features might be nice, but I don’t really like the way the desktop looks with the flat mosaic of different sized squares of different colors. Green, orange, blue, purple … yuck. It looks messy. Sorry.