Windows 8 First Public Beta to be Launched During PDC 2011 [Rumour]

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Yesterday we saw Windows 8 Milestone 1 leaking on internet and available for download in many torrent sites. Things are not ending there as the latest rumours fuming up suggests that Redmond based software giant will be revealing details about the next version and successor to Windows 7 ie Windows 8 during PDC 2011. The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) 2011 as announced will be from September 13 to 16 in California.

Microsoft has not reveled details about the event but it’s expected to showcase the first beta version of Windows 8. The news that Microsoft released Windows 8 test builds to OEM partners and considering the time of the year when Microsoft usually unveil the beta version of next major OS version all eyes are on PDC 2011. If Microsoft launch Windows 8 during September PDC event then the probable shipping date will be a year later, in fall 2012.

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If the Microsoft PDC 2011 September event turns out to be Windows 8 beta launch then we can expect Tablet announcements by the end of 2011. We will then have a clear picture of OEM vendors with whom Microsoft is partnering this time.

Source: BusinessInsider

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