Windows 8 Pro To Cost $39 For XP, Vista and 7 Users

Windows 8 Pro To Cost $39 For XP, Vista and 7 Users

Microsoft announced that Windows XP, Vista or 7 users will be able to upgrade to the new Windows 8 Pro for $39.99. The promotion will be available from the time Windows 8 ships this fall until Jan. 31, 2013.

Users will be able to purchase the upgrade directly from the Windows.com website, with the help of an Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. The Assistant will also check to make sure the PC is ready for the new Windows.

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Google Nexus 7: $199 Android Tablet Up For Pre-Order‎

Google Nexus 7: $199 Android Tablet Up For Pre-Order‎

The initial media and Internet reviews are positive. The Android tablet, built by Asus, offers a 7” 1280×800 HD display, a Quad-core Tegra 3 processor with 1 GB RAM and 8 or 16 GB internal storage, weights 340 grams and comes with the latest Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system.

Of course, one of the most important aspects is the price: Google Nexus 7 is available for pre-order directly from Google starting at $199.

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