Have you been eagerly awaiting the release of Microsoft's new operating system? If so, well... you've got a few more months of waiting left.
Brandon LeBlanc, Communications Manager at Microsoft, announced yesterday that Windows 8 will be available on October 26, 2012. And according to MaximumPC.com, if you've downloaded the Release Preview, you'll be eligible to update to Windows 8 for a ridiculously inexpensive $39.99! Furthermore, Mashable reports that anyone who purchases a Windows 7 PC from now till October will be entitled to a $14.99 Windows 8 Pro upgrade.
By keeping the consumer in mind, Microsoft's definitely doing it right. If you're planning on buying or upgrading to the new operating system this October, mark your promotional wall calendar now!