I literally laughed out loud this morning when I saw these sponsored ads on a search results page at Bing:
(No, I didn’t bother clicking.)
Meanwhile, back in the real world…
The beta of Windows 8 (officially called the Consumer Preview) will be publicly released in “late February.”
Here are some links that might help you get caught up.
- Looking ahead to Windows 8: five big questions for Microsoft (by me at ZDNet)
- Windows 8: Why the coming beta is likely to be labeled the ‘consumer preview’ (by Mary Jo Foley at ZDNet)
- Windows 8 has a special Bing homepage, Consumer Preview name all but confirmed IMichael Gillett, LiveSide)
I’m also soliciting feedback on whether and how you plan to test the Windows 8 beta … sorry, Consumer Preview. Please take a second to vote in this ZDNet poll. If you have any additional suggestions or comments, feel free to leave them in the comments here.