Windows 8 Nearly Done, "Release Preview" Due in Early June

By Gary Cutlack on at

Release preview means something like "very nearly finished version" in Microsoft world, where its many boffins are almost done creating the next build of its world-beating OS.

Microsoft claims it'll be ready to launch its latest Win8 preview in the first week of June, with keen users able to install its latest effort and see what it looks like. And if anything's particularly different. And where all your stuff is stored this time.

Microsoft's currently running a consumer preview at the moment as well, if you'd like to have a go on an earlier release. [AllThingsD]