Slightly more Windows 8 Release Candidate info revealed

Earlier this week, the author of the Windows 8 information web site obtained a copy of a Release Candidate version of Windows 8 that exposed more information about new SKU options for the OS. Now the web site has posted up a small update with some brief statements about what has been included in this new build.

The article claims that Microsoft has been busy putting the final touches on Windows 8 since the release of the Consumer Preview version in February. It has improved the performance of Windows 8 since that release, according to the article, along with making adjustments to the UI and adding in features to the main code.

The article states:

The notable changes are the addition of color set, some were already present in several Milestone 3 build, the return of Windows to Go, various changes in the UI, performance improvements and the return of « staged » build.

The web site promises to reveal more about each of these new features and changes in another article. Meanwhile, Microsoft is still expected to launch the final version of Windows 8 to the public later this year, perhaps sometime in October, in both x86 and ARM variants.

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