SourceSummary: The coming Windows 8 beta is looking more and more like it will be called the “consumer preview.” Why the change in nomenclature?
Is Microsoft going to position the coming Windows 8 beta as a “consumer preview”? And if so, why?
Microsoft officials have repeated recently that the Windows 8 beta release is on track for late February 2012. But one public relations official with the Windows team provided a slightly different message — and one that escaped notice by most of those who read her quote — during the Consumer Electronics Show.