Microsoft's Windows 8 might come in nine different versions

(Credit: Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET) The Mountain Lion Developer Preview came out just a couple of weeks ago and today's announcement for Windows 8 Consumer Preview now puts both of the major next-generation operating systems on display for all to see. CNET Editors Seth Rosenblatt and Jason Parker went through and answered some key questions at this very early stage of the game. While neither operating system is close to finished, we put up some of the known features and examined reasons people might be enticed by one or the other. Does one have a more compelling ecosystem? Jason: Many of the new features in the Mountain Lion developer preview demonstrated how desktops and iOS devices will play well together. Features like the ability to view, create, and share documents between computers and mobile devices will be dead simple. Upon launching an app (Keynote for example) you're immediately presented with a handy list of your latest presentations synced to the cloud, making it easy to pick up where you le

Microsoft's Windows 8 might come in nine different versions

]]>Cue the jokes! If you thought Windows Vista and Windows 7's six different editions were too much, wait until you get a load at what Microsoft is planning. According to some registry entries ...

Fri 2 Mar 12 from Dvice

Windows 8 will have 9 SKUs

If you choose to install a Linux distribution you typically have the choice of 32-bit or 64-bit versions. Mac OS X is pretty simple too: server or consumer. But if you use Windows 7, you have ...

Fri 2 Mar 12 from Geek.com

The Nine Flavors Of Windows 8 Shows The Key Difference Between Microsoft And Apple

For better or worse, it seems as if Windows 8 will be available in nine separate editions. That's up three flavors from Windows 7. The unofficial news comes from a registry key found within ...

Fri 2 Mar 12 from TechCrunch

Windows 8 launches in preview mode

Windows 8, the latest operating system from Microsoft, is available this week as a Consumer Preview. 

Wed 29 Feb 12 from The Christian Science Monitor

Fly Or Die: Windows 8

If you were only allowed to read one piece of tech news today, I'd bet you'd read up on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The beta became available today, though we were lucky enough to go hands-on ...

Wed 29 Feb 12 from TechCrunch

Windows 8 SKUs potentially leaked in driver documentation

Besides its uptight security and early software incompatibilities, the confusion surrounding Windows Vista's marketing fragmentation stood as one of critics' main complaints. There were ...

Fri 24 Feb 12 from Techspot

Windows 8 vs. OS X Mountain Lion: The debate begins

(Credit: Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET) The Mountain Lion Developer Preview came out just a couple of weeks ago and today's announcement for Windows 8 Consumer Preview now puts both of the ...

Wed 29 Feb 12 from CNET Crave

Mountain Lion vs. Windows 8: The debate begins, Wed 29 Feb 12 from CNET Crave

Mountain Lion Developer Preview vs. Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Wed 29 Feb 12 from CNET Crave

Exclusive: Acer: Windows 8 tablets will appeal to consumers

Acer believes that Windows 8 could well be the next tablet OS that provides a good fit for both consumer and business customers. Currently, Acer's research suggests that its Windows 7 tabs very ...

Wed 29 Feb 12 from Techradar

  • Pages: 1

Bookmark

Bookmark and Share