Posts in General Availability

August 27, 2013

Readying Windows 8.1 for release (UPDATED)

By Antoine Leblond

We’ve hit an important milestone for Windows and for Microsoft—just 10 months after delivering on a bold, generational change in computing with Windows 8, our team is proud to share that we have started releasing Windows and Windows RT to… Read more

August 14, 2013

Mark your calendars for Windows 8.1!

By Brandon LeBlanc

I know a lot of folks are eager to find out when they will be able to get Windows I am excited to share that starting at 12:00am on October 18th in New Zealand (that’s 4:00am October 17th in Redmond),… Read more

December 21, 2012

Windows in 2012

By Brandon LeBlanc

What a year! 2012 is the year we completely reimagined Windows with Windows The build-up began at CES back in January with an awesome demo of Windows 8 by Tami We released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview at the end… Read more

October 25, 2012

Windows reimagined. #Windows8

By Tami Reller

The world has been waiting for Windows And we are excited to deliver Windows 8 to the Today events are happening all across the globe to celebrate tomorrow’s general availability of Windows Windows 8 represents a reimagining of It provides… Read more

October 14, 2012

Windows 8 is coming

By Brandon LeBlanc

We are all excited to share a preview of our advertising Windows 8 is coming:   And I’ve got to say, I really love the Eagles of Death Read more

October 4, 2012

21 days and counting…

By Brandon LeBlanc

In just 21 days, Windows 8 will be available to people And we’re excited! To celebrate, we have several events taking place in cities all around the Just a few weeks ago, we held a coding marathon with developers in… Read more

August 1, 2012

Windows 8 has reached the RTM milestone

By Brandon LeBlanc

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 They can… Read more

July 18, 2012

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

July 9, 2012

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