Windows 8 Consumer Preview has just been launched by Microsoft and is now available for download. You can grab the 32-bit and 64-bit download from the Windows 8 website.
When you download Windows 8, Microsoft is also giving out Windows 8 product/activation keys that you can use with the Consumer Preview release.
Microsoft has just bought Skype for a whopping $8.5 billion! This is not just based on rumours. WSJ and AllThingsD have confirmed that the acquisition deal has been made, and official announcement will follow tomorrow morning.
Talks to buy Skype has been rumoured a number of times, but this time it is confirmed that Microsoft has bought Skype. Facebook was also in line to get Skype, but Microsoft got away with the Skype, thanks to such a high bid.
Another BIG leak today! Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview has just been available for download after its announcement at MIX11, and now, Windows 8 (Build 7850) Milestone 1 has leaked over the Internet.
Windows 8 (build 7850) M1 goes by the name 6.1.7850.0.winmain_win8m1.100922-1508_x86fre_client-enterprise_en-us.iso on torrent websites and is available for download for everyone!
If you can’t catch MIX11 in-person, watch the event live from Las Vegas on the MIX live video streaming website.
Yes! Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 1 just got announced at the MIX11. You can download Internet Explorer 10 from their website!
More coverage and details on the first platform preview version of Internet explorer 10 (IE10) will be posted later. For now, grab the download from below and enjoy the speedy fast IE10.
Microsoft Office 15 is the next major update to the office suite of applications from Microsoft.
The new Microsoft Office 15 screenshots show an updated ribbon interface, but does not have the ‘Metro’ UI that everyone is talking about, plus it is expected that Microsoft will be using its Metro UI in all its products, including Windows 8.
Office 15 Screenshots
Office 15 Video
Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) release date is March 14th. Confirmed, this time! Last month, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer hinted that the next major release of their browser, Internet Explorer 9, will be releasing on March 14th and they have confirmed it now!
Microsoft is busy with the next major operating system release – Windows 8 – which is to be out in 2012. Today, a Chinese site Win7China got hold some new information about what new features Microsoft will include in Windows 8.
Along with the new features, the site also included a Windows 8 screenshot of Windows Live ID login.
Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) is coming – next month or so. Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, announced this at a recent developers day at Microsoft Switzerland.
He also talked about the Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Phone 7 that is supposed to release with a WP7 update codenamed “Mango’, and will be available later this year.