Microsoft has released finalized pricing and packaging details for all versions of its upcoming Windows 8 operating system. Physical copies of Windows 8 Pro cost $70, while downloads costs $40.
According to Forrester Research, tablets are rapidly becoming the primary device of choice for millions of people around the world. Sales of tablet computers in 2016 are predicted to hit 375 million, and 760 million tablets could be in use worldwide. Compared to the 56 million tablets purchased worldwide in 2011, that’s a compound annual-growth rate of 46 percent.