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Windows 8 Due On April 2012

According to reports, it looks like Windows 8 may be arriving as soon as April 2012. The rumor came from a trusted source that has confirmed the soon release.

The same source also states that there will be no pre-beta build, but instead just a simple beta build. This data makes a lot of sense considering that the next Eee Pad Transformer is set to release by summer 2012 and is supposed to run Windows 8. This would give Windows 8 a month or two of shelf life before being installed on new Windows 8 tablets.

Windows 8 Exclusive: Press Event In Taipei

Microsoft showed Windows 8 at a press event in Taipei, displaying an entirely new tile-based interface that Microsoft hopes will be better suited for flood of tablet PCs. Microsoft stated that it has designed Windows 8 to work equally well with either touch input (for those who have all-in-one touchscreen PCs or tablet PCs) or mouse and keyboard input.

The interface can also receive input through swipe gestures on touch screen devices. Windows Explorer and Windows desktop will still be there, so don’t worry about Windows changing too much.

Windows 8 (Screenshots Leaked!)

A screenshot has surfaced on My Digital Life by Canouna and Zukona, displaying a much more native area within the Control Panel to manage languages; named Language Explorer.

These languages are shown with similar fonts to Windows 7 CP. It can be reasoned from this screenshot, that we’ll be able to drag and drop languages into this area to install them(as can be done with the font install system in Windows 7.) Languages can also be grouped by name, region, or writing style, which would enable…