As the release of windows 8 Consumer Preview is getting closer, Microsoft is making sure that the next milestone is the best as it can be, that includes making sure thatWindows8 comes out with the right preinstalled apps.
As The Verge has reported from sources familiar with the company’s plan,Microsoftis going to bundle a number of Metro style apps at launch.
Here is the preinstalled applications list to come bundled (presumably) inWindows8ConsumerPreview — Beta:
All theseapplicationmentioned above, and there could be more, are set to come preinstalled in theConsumerPreview release of the operating system, and they will be updatable from theWindowsStore. Massaging, People, Mail and Calendar has been designed to be the mainWindows8 communication apps and they are not branded asWindowsLive products.
The Video and Music apps still currently branded as Zune products. The branding are set to be removed right before theWindows8 release, moving to Xbox Live forWindowsas the entertainment brand forWindows8 Music, Video and Games.
Even though, theses apps will come bundled inWindows8ConsumerPreview, the company has not yet made the decision to whether or not these apps will come preinstalled at the launch ofWindows8.
Also the software giant has built an Xbox Live Companionapplication, very similar to the one inWindowsPhone, that it may also come preinstalled in theConsumerPreview (Windows8 beta) too.
Now, what you can do is to markFebruary 29in yourcalendar, becauseMicrosofthas already chosen that day for the special events the official unveiling ofWindows8ConsumerPreview. Which also might be the day when you can download the next version of the operating system.
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