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Update on Windows 8 Pricing

By Brandon LeBlanc

We are seeing good momentum with Windows 8 When upgrading from Windows 7, Windows 8 has a lot to offer including a beautiful new Start screen with live tiles, plus the familiar desktop and faster startup and longer battery Today… Read more

Introducing the New Windows Photo Gallery and Movie Maker

By Brad Weed

Today we’re happy to announce new versions of Movie Maker and Photo Gallery for Windows 7 and Windows We’ve added a few new capabilities while also taking advantage of some advances in Windows Movie Maker and Photo Gallery are two… Read more

Windows 8 will be available on…

By Brandon LeBlanc

…October 26th, 2012! That’s right! Just a few minutes ago, Steven Sinofsky announced at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting that customers will be able to get Windows 8 – whether in upgrade fashion or on a new PC – starting on… Read more

Upcoming Windows Milestones Shared with Partners at WPC

By Brandon LeBlanc

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 She shared some exciting new details regarding Windows that I wanted to… Read more

Upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99

By Brandon LeBlanc

We set out to make it as easy as possible for everyone to upgrade to Windows Starting at general availability, if your PC is running Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 you will qualify to download an upgrade to… Read more

Announcing the Windows 8 Editions

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today I would like to share information with you on the editions that will be available for "Windows 8" when it is released to We have talked about Windows 8 as Windows reimagined, from the chipset to the user This… Read more

Windows Store Preview & App Contest

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today at a Windows Store preview event in San Francisco, we announced the policies and business terms for the Windows These details for the Windows Store are very important as it outlines the incredible economic opportunity for developers that Windows… Read more