Microsoft confirms Windows 8 will go on sale from October 26 – as featured in The Next Web

Microsoft’s Windows 8 will be available on October 26. The company made the announcement on Wednesday, July 18. Consumers will be able to purchase the operating system or upgrade to it on the October date, right before the holidays hit.

The next Microsoft products to follow include Office 2013 and Windows Phone 8. Release dates for these products have not been released.

Read the entire article on The Next Web for more details. Alex Wilhelm reports, 7/18/12.

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