The Windows 8 Consumer Preview has officially been announced and the date it will become available is February 29th.  To get ready for this much-anticipated event, I’d suggest you refer to the following sites for additional information in the meantime:

Building Windows 8 blog

Build Conference Website

Windows.com Website

I’ll post download links here as soon as they are available.  There’s much more to come soon, so happy reading.

Enjoy!