Well folks, we have a confirmed date. Steven Sinofsky has announced that the Windows 8 Release Preview (yes that is the name) will come in the first week of June 2012. He made the initial announcement during an on-stage appearance at Japan’s Windows 8 Dev Days. He also announced this more generally on the Build Windows...

There’s a certain level and type of energy associated with the development cycle of any Windows Operating System. With Windows Vista, it was this deluge and outpouring of negative energy regarding the OS. The beta was awful and the word on the street was that this wasn’t going to be successful. With Windows 7, there...

The mega leaker Canouna has preliminary details about the Windows 8 Release Candidate. The Windows 8 Release Candidate is the next version of Windows 8 that is scheduled to be completed after the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. He is stating that work on the Windows 8 Release Candidate began in February with the build...