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On Friday 26th October 2012, Microsoft is making its newest operating system to its customers!

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“With the launch of Windows 8, Microsoft is unveiling a reimagined Windows to the world,” said Helene Auriol, Managing Director, Microsoft Singapore. “Windows 8 delivers a no-compromise computing experience to individuals, families and businesses, where they no longer need to choose between the fun and convenience of a tablet and the power and productivity of a PC.”

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See the different forms of Windows 8 PC? “Customers will be able to choose from a range of new models, including notebooks, tablets, all-in-ones, touch-enabled ultrabooks and convertibles, all built for Windows 8.” Over 50 new Windows 8 devices will be launched by a variety of manufacturers available islandwide, making it more than 1000 devices Windows 8 certified!

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Windows 8, Microsoft’s latest offering for their flagship OS is set to be sold at retail outlets in two versions: Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro. Windows RT is also launched for ARM based tablets together with Windows 8.

Some of the differences between the versions:

There will also be an enterprise version for the businesses!

With Windows 8, it is easy to add apps by just heading to the Windows Store!


Some of the apps available on Windows Store are:

· News: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand), ThaiRath (Thailand), Channel NewsAsia (Singapore), The Straits Times (Singapore), Razor TV (Singapore), ABS-CBN News (Philippines), Chosun Biz (Korea)

· Games: Fruit Ninja (Australia), Stack the Stuff (Indonesia), JetPack Joyride (Australia), Ancient Frog (New Zealand)

· Entertainment: SkyTV (New Zealand), SM Cinema (Philippines), GTH Cinema (Thailand)

· Education: Pororo (Korea), Merlion Words (Singapore), My Baby Piano (Korea)

· Travel : Air Asia (Malaysia), Korea Bus (Korea), Wego (Singapore)

· Sports: New Zealand cricket (New Zealand)

· Finance: Westpac (Australia), Bangkok Bank (Thailand)

· Books & Ref: Yes24 (Korea),

· Lifestyle: iProperty (Malaysia), iProperty (Singapore), ArtNArte (Korea), SG Deals (Singapore)

Thinking of switching yet? Here are some options:

1. From now till end of January 2013, you may switch to Windows 8 if you are a Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 user. The Windows 8 Pro upgrade from these OSs will be retailing at around S$49.99 from

2. If you purchased an eligible Windows 7 PC between June 2, 2012, and January 31, 2013 in more than 140 countries, you may download Windows 8 Pro at an estimated retail price of S$17.99 with the Windows Upgrade Offer at

If you want a brand new Windows 8 Pro (in a DVD), it can be bought at all leading IT retail stores for S$89.00.


To find out more, visit!

(Information and screenshot provided by Microsoft Singapore)

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