Windows 8

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Gordon, Jul 19, 2012.

  1. Gordon

    Gordon Guest

    "Smack-dab in the middle of earnings season, Microsoft has officially
    announced that the long-awaited Windows 8 operating system will be available
    to upgraders and new PC buyers alike come October 26, 2012. For those of you
    keeping count, that’s about 14 weeks from now."

    http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/18/microsoft-will-release-windows-8-on-october-26/
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    1342673877320~fca4fa8af1286d8a77f26033fdeed202~unknown~1342669551536~98~
    0~0~0~0~0~0~0~9~3~

    There we go, another date of interest to some.
     
    Gordon, Jul 19, 2012
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  2. On 19 Jul 2012 05:07:51 GMT, Gordon <> wrote:

    >"Smack-dab in the middle of earnings season, Microsoft has officially
    >announced that the long-awaited Windows 8 operating system will be available
    >to upgraders and new PC buyers alike come October 26, 2012. For those of you
    >keeping count, that’s about 14 weeks from now."
    >
    >http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/18/microsoft-will-release-windows-8-on-october-26/
    >?grcc=33333Z98ZtrendingZ0Z0Z0Z0Z0&grcc2=b1af7ac76da923c5244872f9730b81dd~
    >1342673877320~fca4fa8af1286d8a77f26033fdeed202~unknown~1342669551536~98~
    >0~0~0~0~0~0~0~9~3~
    >
    >There we go, another date of interest to some.




    Its being listed a Crap software like Vista.

    But do we really need it..?
     
    Frank Williams, Jul 19, 2012
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  3. Gordon

    Enkidu Guest

    On 20/07/12 12:37, Mutlley wrote:
    > Allistar <> wrote:
    >
    >> Mutlley wrote:
    >>
    >>> Frank Williams <> wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> On 19 Jul 2012 05:07:51 GMT, Gordon <> wrote:
    >>>>
    >>>>> "Smack-dab in the middle of earnings season, Microsoft has officially
    >>>>> announced that the long-awaited Windows 8 operating system will be
    >>>>> available to upgraders and new PC buyers alike come October 26, 2012. For
    >>>>> those of you keeping count, that?s about 14 weeks from now."
    >>>>>
    >>>>> http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/18/microsoft-will-release-windows-8-on-

    >> october-26/
    >>>>> ?grcc=33333Z98ZtrendingZ0Z0Z0Z0Z0&grcc2=b1af7ac76da923c5244872f9730b81dd~
    >>>>> 1342673877320~fca4fa8af1286d8a77f26033fdeed202~unknown~1342669551536~98~
    >>>>> 0~0~0~0~0~0~0~9~3~
    >>>>>
    >>>>> There we go, another date of interest to some.
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>> Its being listed a Crap software like Vista.
    >>>>
    >>>> But do we really need it..?
    >>>
    >>> Nope. Win 7 is quite adequate.

    >>
    >> I was going to say "Nope, Gentoo Linux is quite adequate". :) Been using
    >> Linux now in both a home and professional environment for the beter part of
    >> 10 years now.

    >
    >
    > Never heard of it until now. Had a look. Screen shots look
    > interesting so will download a live CD and have a bit of the play.
    >

    Win 8 or Gentoo? I'd say that Gentoo was not for beginners and I'd
    assume that a non-beginner would have heard of it?

    Cheers,

    Cliff
     
    Enkidu, Jul 20, 2012
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  4. On Fri, 20 Jul 2012 19:35:35 +1200, Enkidu
    <> wrote:

    >On 20/07/12 12:37, Mutlley wrote:
    >> Allistar <> wrote:
    >>
    >>> Mutlley wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> Frank Williams <> wrote:
    >>>>
    >>>>> On 19 Jul 2012 05:07:51 GMT, Gordon <> wrote:
    >>>>>
    >>>>>> "Smack-dab in the middle of earnings season, Microsoft has officially
    >>>>>> announced that the long-awaited Windows 8 operating system will be
    >>>>>> available to upgraders and new PC buyers alike come October 26, 2012. For
    >>>>>> those of you keeping count, that?s about 14 weeks from now."
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/18/microsoft-will-release-windows-8-on-
    >>> october-26/
    >>>>>> ?grcc=33333Z98ZtrendingZ0Z0Z0Z0Z0&grcc2=b1af7ac76da923c5244872f9730b81dd~
    >>>>>> 1342673877320~fca4fa8af1286d8a77f26033fdeed202~unknown~1342669551536~98~
    >>>>>> 0~0~0~0~0~0~0~9~3~
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> There we go, another date of interest to some.
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Its being listed a Crap software like Vista.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> But do we really need it..?
    >>>>
    >>>> Nope. Win 7 is quite adequate.
    >>>
    >>> I was going to say "Nope, Gentoo Linux is quite adequate". :) Been using
    >>> Linux now in both a home and professional environment for the beter part of
    >>> 10 years now.

    >>
    >>
    >> Never heard of it until now. Had a look. Screen shots look
    >> interesting so will download a live CD and have a bit of the play.
    >>

    >Win 8 or Gentoo? I'd say that Gentoo was not for beginners and I'd
    >assume that a non-beginner would have heard of it?
    >
    >Cheers,
    >
    >Cliff




    Well I am not a beginner and I have never heard of it.

    Why is it some many in this news group like committing suicide with
    Lunix..?


    And them again I don't need W8 and its stupid display lay out, lots of
    comments on the net that is a second generation on Vista..?
     
    Frank Williams, Jul 20, 2012
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