Microsoft releases Windows 8 update before its launch on October 26
Microsoft has released an update for its latest operating system Windows 8 which will be officially launched on October 26. The update is currently available to enterprise customers and MSDN via the Windows Update.
According to Microsoft, the update contains various improvements related to compatibility, power management, performance and media. The update will be integrated with Windows 8 when it is launched on October 26.
Microsoft is also working on providing updates to Windows 8 built-in apps. The software giant is giving its all to Windows 8 prior to its launch. Microsoft has also rebranded its Windows Phone marketplace to Windows Phone Store, mainly to keep the user experience same whether on Windows 8 Store or Windows Phone Store.
Microsoft will officially launch Windows Phone 8 codenamed "Apollo" on October 29 i.e., three days after the launch of its desktop OS. The launch will follow with Windows Phone 8 devices showing up in the market around early November. We can see even more updates rolling out in these few days left before the official launch.