Post Thumbnail

Still confused about why the new version of Windows is 10, instead of 9? Beyond the loosely defined numbering schemes that are all too common in tech (how many iPhones did it take to get to 6?), a note posted to Reddit could provide an answer. Reddit user cranbourne claims to be a Microsoft develo...

October 1st 2014 at 9:27pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Instead of announcing the next version of its iconic operating system in front of a massive crowd of thousands, Microsoft chose an intimate venue with 50 or so reporters to launch the new Windows, which it's calling Windows 10. The company looks at the new number (yes, it oddly skipped a number) a...

September 30th 2014 at 1:07pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Whether you're going to miss the Charms bar or not, users likely have a list of things they love (or loath) about Windows 8. We've already had a few hints at what to expect in the next version -- the classic start menu for example. Now, we have some videos (below) purportedly showing the Windows 9...

September 15th 2014 at 9:43am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Slowly but surely, we're starting to get a clearer idea of what the next version of Windows will look like. Microsoft already teased a classic-style Start Menu, while ZDNet's usually-reliable Mary Jo Foley has reported that the Charms Bar might be removed. Today, we're sifting through what might b...

September 11th 2014 at 10:59am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

While some people are still getting used to the idea of Windows 8, Microsoft's already working to put the next major iteration of Windows in people's hands. And that could be happening sooner than you think. According to ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley, who has a solid track record on Microsoft-related scoo...

August 15th 2014 at 3:59pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Some would already argue that Windows 8 is anything but charming, but a slew of new reports indicate that Microsoft might give one of Windows 8's most iconic interface elements - the Charms bar - the axe in its next big OS release. Not much for names? The Charms bar is that love-it-or-hate-it disa...

August 7th 2014 at 1:07pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Still holding onto your trusty copy of Windows 7 with a steely kung-fu grip? Well partner, it looks like Microsoft's next operating system, codenamed "Threshold," or, Windows 9 in the common tongue, is aimed right at you. The OS will apparently ship in three different flavors (desktop, tablet and...

June 30th 2014 at 5:33pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Microsoft may have just released Windows 8.1 a few months ago, but it's reportedly on the cusp of previewing its next major Windows version, Threshold. The SuperSite for Windows hears from sources that Microsoft will provide a "vision" for the OS at its Build conference in early April. While there...

January 13th 2014 at 5:02pm 0 Comments