/// Live: Windows 8′s Big Day

October 25, 2012  |  All Things Digital

It’s a big day for Microsoft as the company gets set to launch Windows 8, the biggest change in years for its flagship operating system. Windows 8 moves Windows into new directions. It can run on traditional PC processors as well as those traditionally used in phones and tablets. It is designed to be equally at home on a touch-screen slate as on a desktop PC with keyboard and mouse. The move is also Microsoft’s effort to regain ground lost to the iPad in the tablet arena. One of the key concerns, though, is that Windows 8 introduces a new kind of apps and many programs for both PCs and mobile devices have yet to make their way to the new Windows Store . AllThingsD will have live coverage from the New York launch event, which is due to kick off in about 20 minutes.

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Live: Windows 8′s Big Day

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