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Windows 8 at 6 months: Q&A with Tami Reller
Back in January, Tami Reller, our Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer, joined me in a Q&A to provide an update on progress since the launch of Windows 8. Here we are now just past six months from general availability, so we thought it would be fitting to provide another update. ...
Tue, May 7 2013
Windows 8 at 90 days: Q&A with Tami Reller
As we’ve said on many occasions, Windows 8 represents a big, ambitious change for Windows and for Microsoft. We built Windows 8 for the next generation of computing – setting out to eliminate the boundary between PCs and tablets. And we’re just getting started! It’s been...
Mon, Feb 4 2013
On Display at CES: Latest Showcase of Stunning New Windows 8 Hardware
Touch and other new capabilities in Windows 8 are powering the latest hardware innovations coming from our OEM partners. Together we are delivering interactive new experiences through devices and services that deliver on customers’ need for constant connectivity, mobility and flexibility. This new...
Tue, Jan 8 2013
Windows reimagined. #Windows8
The world has been waiting for Windows 8. And we are excited to deliver Windows 8 to the world . Today events are happening all across the globe to celebrate tomorrow’s general availability of Windows 8 . Windows 8 represents a reimagining of Windows. It provides a personalized experience...
Thu, Oct 25 2012
Introducing Windows Product Scout
Let’s talk about choice. Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of Windows is choice – of how you want to use your PC, of hardware, of devices, of software and web apps. It is our amazing ecosystem of partners that brings choice to Windows 7 users with a vast array of products that extend and enhance their...
Thu, Oct 21 2010
Windows 7 Compatibility Center: 17 markets in 12 languages to list over 100,000 products & new IE8 Tools
I'm pleased to announce we've expanded support for the Windows 7 Compatibility Center. The fantastic Windows 7 momentum continues with a 150 million licenses sold to date , so ongoing support for the huge number of products that work with Windows is critical. Since my first announcement on the...
Wed, Jun 30 2010
Windows 7 SP1 Follow-up
Starting today, MSDN and TechNet Subscribers as well as Volume License customers will be able to download Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) . Next week on February 22 nd , everybody else will be able to download SP1 from the Microsoft Download Center or Windows Update. As people...
Thu, Feb 17 2011
Hardware partners get a glimpse of Windows 8 at Computex
Earlier today, we shared a preview of the new user interface in Windows 8. There was also Windows activity happening halfway across the world in Taipei, Taiwan, at a big hardware show called Computex. There, Mike Angiulo, Corporate Vice President of Windows Planning, Hardware, and PC Ecosystem, met with...
Thu, Jun 2 2011
Next Version of Windows to Run on System-on-a-Chip Architectures
Happy New Year everyone! At CES 2011 in Las Vegas, we hosted a press conference announcing that the next version of Windows will support System on a Chip architectures from Intel, AMD, and ARM. We announced that the next version of Windows will support System on a Chip (SoC) architectures including ARM...
Wed, Jan 5 2011
21 days and counting…
In just 21 days, Windows 8 will be available to people worldwide. And we’re excited! To celebrate, we have several events taking place in cities all around the world. Just a few weeks ago, we held a coding marathon with developers in Bangalore , India - which set the Guinness World Record for Most Participants...
Thu, Oct 4 2012
Windows 8 has reached the RTM milestone
Today, I am excited to announce that Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing (RTM)! This means we’ve completed the product development and testing of the product and have started handing off the final code to our OEM partners. They can now begin preparing new Windows 8 PCs and devices they’ll...
Wed, Aug 1 2012
OEMs Introduce Innovative New PC Designs for Windows 8
Hi, I’m Nick Parker and I lead the OEM Division at Microsoft. Many of our partners are making announcements this week at IFA so it’s a good time to showcase some of the amazing hardware innovation coming to market with Windows 8. IFA is one of the world’s largest consumer electronics trade shows and...
Fri, Aug 31 2012
Reserve your copy of Windows 8 Pro and Pre-order Windows 8 PCs today!
Starting today, you can reserve a packaged DVD of the upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $69.99 USD ERP* (U.S.) at select retailers. When you receive your copy of the Windows 8 Pro upgrade, you’ll see that the packaging takes a fresh approach, in the reimagining of Windows. Your package will feature one of...
Fri, Oct 12 2012
Upcoming Windows Milestones Shared with Partners at WPC
Today in Toronto, Canada, at Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference , Windows Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer Tami Reller spoke to thousands of partners from around the world. She shared some exciting new details regarding Windows that I wanted to pass along. For...
Mon, Jul 9 2012
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