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Pre-launch Windows 8 usage doubles that of OS X Mountain Lion

Since Microsoft released its Windows 8 Consumer Preview in February, millions of users have downloaded the software giant’s latest operating system, which looks to carefully blend its existing mobile and desktop experiences into one. According to research from ad network Chitika, the Windows 8 CP adoption rate in the U.S. and Canada has doubled that of OS X Mountain Lion, Apple’s upcoming operating system.
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Microsoft: Windows 8 Preview Usage Up 2X From Windows 7 Beta

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Microsoft launched its Windows 8 Consumer Preview at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona back in February. So far, the reactions to this first mainstream preview of Windows 8 have been somewhat mixed - not everybody is in love with t... Read Post

Windows 8 Developer Preview available as free download

Technology : L.A. Times Tech Blog (3 years ago)

Windows 8 Developer Preview available for download: Microsoft has released its Windows 8 "Developer Preview" operating system to the public as a free download online. This is the same software which Microsoft gave to developers on p... Read Post

Microsoft: Windows 8 Consumer Preview Downloaded 1 Million Times

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Microsoft's official Win8 Twitter feed has confirmed the inevitable: Win8's Consumer Preview, a beta version of the new operating system, was downloaded 1 million times since launch. To put this into perspective, Microsoft sold seve... Read Post

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