Microsoft to offer summer ‘sneak peak’ of Windows 8
Windows 8 presents a radical revamp for the company in its attempt to target the tablet buying market as well as serve its network of traditional PC users. Windows’ president Steven Sinofsky has said that the ‘release preview’ would be the closest yet to the final version.
Although Microsoft have not officially stated when this version will be released, most observers have pointed to an October release.
The Windows operating system is Microsoft’s most profitable feature with Windows 8 being the company’s bid to stay relevant within the tablet and smartphone era.
Offering a colourful Metro interface, Windows 8 is certainly a dramatic change taking the smartphone user experience and scaling it to PC level. Simply logging into your email and social networking accounts and the systems taps straight into your digital life. Much of the Windows 8 computing will focus on downloadable ‘apps’ like Apple’s ‘iPad’ and Google’s android phone.
The current Windows 8 test versions are still experiencing several ‘bug’ issues and the app store is looking somewhat bare.
After the launch, consumers will have to decide whether the new Windows works for them.
At Commonwealth Contractors we partner with OISC Registered Private Immigration Firms and Tier 2 Licensed Healthcare and IT Consultancies who may be prepared, where required, to sponsor an individual on a Tier 2 Visa (formerly UK Work Permit). If you are a highly skilled International professional and you would like to work in the UK Commonwealth Contractors can help. Our OISC Registered Partners specialise in Tier 1 General (formerly Highly Skilled Migrant Programme) visa applications and can assist those highly skilled individuals that either wish to apply or extend a Tier 1 General Visa.
For more Information call Commonwealth Contractors now on 0330 390 9021 or Submit your Details and we will get right back to you. Please see other areas of the Commonwealth Contractors site for interesting articles on tax, immigration and contracting.