If you purchase an upgrade to Windows 8 from your current operating system, it will cost you $39.99. If you upgrade, you get the ‘Pro’ version of Windows 8. With that build you also get something else. Microsoft, elucidate: “And if you want, you can add Windows Media Center for free through the “add features” option within Windows 8 Pro after your upgrade.” Yep, you get Media Center, if you want, with Windows 8 Pro. But what if you have a different version of the software, say the basic ‘Windows 8′ build? Read the full story at The Next Web.
If you don’t have Windows 8 Pro, Media Center may run you around $10
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).