Windows 8 goes RTM in August and is general available in October

Today Microsoft provided first details about the availability of Windows 8. Windows Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer Tami Reller confirmed that Windows 8 is on track to Release to Manufacturing (RTM). Enterprise customers will already have access to Windows 8 in August. With the RTM developer’s are able to earn money with their apps. In the current Release Preview all apps are free so that the preview-users can try everything.

Windows 8 will be available for all people in October. That means also that devices with Windows 8 are already available in October! Smiley Woohoo!!!

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