Microsoft launches Windows 8 in Kuwait [TradeArabia]
Microsoft Kuwait recently launched Windows 8 with its hardware partners Dell, Toshiba, Acer, Asus and Nokia. “Kuwait has always been an early adopter of new technology, and in line with the global release of Windows 8 which happened on Oct 26, we’re taking this opportunity to celebrate the local arrival of Windows 8 on new devices with our consumers and partners,” said Ehab Mostafa, country manager, Microsoft Kuwait. The new Windows 8 certified touch based devices and laptops that are new to the Kuwaiti market are available in all the retail stores, he added. “This year is an exciting year for us, as we enhance and strengthen our relationships with leading hardware partners to bring innovative new devices to Kuwait. These new products are designed to make full use of the capabilities of Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, and we’re positive that customers in Kuwait will see huge benefits when they experience the new Windows on the latest devices.
“Business and consumer customers are going to get an enhanced experience when using the revolutionary and easy-to-use new user interface of Windows 8, and will also benefit from the wide range of apps that will be available from the Windows Store,” added Mostafa. The latest features will be widely accessible to Kuwaiti users, with Windows 8 available on more than 1,000 new Windows 8 certified PC and touch based tablet models, all on sale at retail locations throughout Kuwait. Additionally, Windows 8 will be available for download to upgrade existing PCs running Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7. The product will also be offered in 37 languages in Kuwait. To highlight the full Windows 8 experience, Microsoft has an interactive booth located at the Avenues mall, from Nov 29 – December 8. Microsoft is teaming up with its hardware partners to display the latest Windows 8 certified devices, where mall visitors can try before they buy. – TradeArabia News Service