Is Free Wifi Enough to Entice You to Check Out Windows 8?

Among the locations: Six subway stations. (Photo:

Quick question: What would Microsoft have to offer to get you interested in Windows 8? Would free Wifi perhaps do the trick?

Starting now until the end of the year–i.e., all the way through the holiday shopping season–Microsoft will be sponsoring free Wifi access at several locations around town, via Boingo Wireless. (San Francisco is getting the same treatment.) The program is already up and running in each of Manhattan’s six wired subway stations, and it’ll be extended to more than 200 unspecified hotspots across the island starting November 1.  Read More