It seems that the free Windows 10 upgrade offer for qualified new or existing Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 users will be launched shortly in the UK (currently rumoured to be 29th July to coincide with a global release schedule). I got an update/reminder via my Hotmail account this morning. The free upgrade offer is available for a year, so don’t wait too long before ‘taking the plunge’. I am also pleased to report that once your device has been upgraded to Windows 10 Microsoft will continue their support of the product for the supported lifetime of the OS. It seems there is no limit on the amount of devices that can be upgraded per account, they just need to be running Windows 7 or 8/8.1.
You can signup for this offer, via Hotmail verification, here.
Some of you may be thinking, why are you mentioning Windows 10? Not very retro.. ..true, but Windows is still the dominant platform for emulation etc., so this new version will be worth taking a look at. I hope to post a review soon after it’s release.