At a conference in downtown Toronto, the fog of rumours around the release of Windows 8 was finally lifted, and it looks like it will be coming in October.
According to CityTV, Microsoft's Windows group chief financial officer Tami Reller said that the company's latest operating system will be released to manufacturers in August, and will be made available to consumers at the end of October.
The October ship date confirms what industry analysts have long predicted, Computerworld reports. The website pins October 25 as the most likely release date for the operating system.
For those looking to upgrade to Windows 8, it was announced last week that Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows XP users will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99.Read More »from Windows 8 release date announced for October at Toronto conference