Skip to main content

Windows 8 to be Unveiled Tuesday 13th Sept, Watch it Live

 

Posted on Windows 8 News, Rumors & Tips

We’re now only one day away from finding out what Microsoft really intend for Windows 8 to be.  Will it have the tablet interface by default and how deep with that interface go?  Will they drop legacy support completely?  Will the Kinect feature brightly in Windows’ future?  Well on Tuesday 13th September we’re all finally going to find out the answers to these questions as Microsoft unveil their shiny new OS during the keynote address of their BUILD conference in Anaheim, California.

BuildConference 3 Windows 8 to be Unveiled Tuesday 13th Sept, Watch it LiveThis keynote address will be broadcast online, live and you can watch it on the official Microsoft Press website here.  The keynote will most likely be delivered by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer who’s booming voice has become a staple of Microsoft press events.

It’s rumoured that we will see some of the first breed of new Windows 8 tablet hardware tomorrow too, including a new quad core tablet.  It is traditional that Microsoft show off some new hardware to accompany a software product, and I’m expecting that we could well see a Kinect sensor built into a monitor or laptop bezel for the first time.

The keynote address will begin at 9am PT | 5pm – London | 12pm – New York | Fri 2am – Sydney | Fri 1am – Tokyo | Fri 12am – Beijing | 9:30pm – Mumbai so you know when you can watch it in your locality.

As of tomorrow when this keynote is broadcast Windows 7 will no longer be top dog and it remains to be seen A) How the mainstream press react to Windows 8 and B) how stock markets react to the unveiling.  I have made my own predictions about Windows 8 (and the effect on Microsoft’s stock price here for you to read and comment on).

So will you be watching the keynote address live?  What do you think Windows 8 will be and do you even like the noises coming out of Redmond?

Windows 8 to be Unveiled Tuesday 13th Sept, Watch it Live is a post from Windows 8 News, Rumors & Tips - The Latest Microsoft Windows 8 News, Rumours & Screenshots. Visit Windows 8 News, Rumors & Tips for the Latest Microsoft Windows 8 News, Rumors, Tips, Themes, Wallpapers & Guides.

Windows 8 to be Unveiled Tuesday 13th Sept, Watch it Live
Mike Halsey MVP
Mon, 12 Sep 2011 08:41:08 GMT

Popular posts from this blog

Apple Launches Web Tool to Deregister Phone Numbers from iMessage

Apple today released a new web tool for users to deregister their phone number from iMessage in the event they switched to a non-Apple device. To deregister a phone number from iMessage, users simply enter their phone number in Apple's web tool, receive a free text message containing a code, and submit the code to complete the process. Users who still have their original iPhone can also transfer their SIM card back to the device and go to Settings -> Messages to turn iMessage off. 


Users switching from an iPhone to another device were often unable to receive SMS messages from another iPhone due to their phone number still being linked to iMessage. These specific errors with iMessage have been a well-known issue since 2011, which is when the messaging service debuted with iOS 5. They were also made even more apparent this past May, where a server glitch caused widespread message delivery problems. Apple was even sued over the matter in a California court, although the company cla…

Microsoft acquires iPhone email app Acompli

After accidentally announcing it a little early, Microsoft is officially confirming it has acquired email startup Acompli. The surprise acquisition means Microsoft is picking up a powerful email client for iPhone and Android in another move that further cements CEO Satya Nadella’s focus on cross-platform technologies. The Verge’s Casey Newton called Acompl "the Outlook for iPhone that Microsoft hasn’t yet built," and it seems Microsoft was equally impressed with the powerhouse email app. "We’re excited about what’s possible as we build on the app’s success and bring it together with work currently in progress by the Outlook team," the company said in a statement. "Our goal is to deliver fantastic cross-platform apps that support the variety of email services people use today and help them accomplish more." Recode first reportedthat Microsoft would make its latest acquisition official today; the company is said to be paying over $200 million for Acompli. A…

Apple will disconnect ‘obsolete’ first-gen Apple TV from iTunes in May

Apple has announced today it will drop iTunes support for some older devices from May 25. This includes the first generation Apple TV, and also any PC running Windows XP or Vista. The company is introducing new security changes which will prevent those devices from using the latest version of iTunes.
Apple says that the original Apple TV is an "obsolete Apple product" and will not be updated to support security changes. Only those with the second generation of Apple TV or later will be able to access the iTunes store.
Windows XP or Vista users won't be able to use the latest version of iTunes, but older Windows computers can still use previous versions without support from Apple. Those who do so, however, won't be able to make new purchases or re-download previous purchases on that computer. If you're on on XP or Vista, you'll need to upgrade to Windows 7 or later to continue using iTunes normally.
The writing was already on the wall for these devices: Wi…