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  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Event: Live Blog, Updates, Start Time And More From Microsoft's Announcement

    We're about to find out what's next for Windows. Microsoft is preparing to take the stage in San Francisco to unveil the latest improvements to its desktop operating system. We can't say for sure whether it'll be called Windows 9, but it sounds like a significant upgrade all the same. The...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Join Us Tomorrow For Microsoft’s Windows 9 Event

    We’re less than 24 hours away from Microsoft’s special Windows event. After a mixed reception to Windows 8, Microsoft has invited members of the media to "hear about what’s next for Windows and the enterprise." The software maker is expected to detail upcoming changes to Windows at the event...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9 Can’t Come Out Soon Enough For Microsoft

    We know that Microsoft is very eager to move past the less-than-enthusiastic reception that greeted Windows 8 and introduce us to Windows 9. And it looks like that day can’t come soon enough either, because the NPD Group has found that while PC sales surprisingly recovered during the...
  4. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Reveals 'Windows TH' Naming On New Technical Preview Site

    Microsoft is expected to name its upcoming Windows release next week, but the company has accidentally listed a "Windows TH" site a little early today. Windows TH presumably stands for Windows Threshold, the codename of what many expect will become Windows 9. On a "Windows Technical Preview for...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Expected To Unveil New Windows Name Next Week

    Microsoft is preparing its first official look at the future of Windows next week, during an invite-only event in San Francisco. While a number of leaks have unearthed features and changes in an upcoming release of Windows, currently codenamed Threshold, the naming of the release is still...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9 ‘Threshold’ Is Coming: Here Are The Latest Rumors

    Update 9/24/14 5:12 p.m. ET by Konrad Krawczyk: A Microsoft executive publicly acknowledged Windows 9. As far as we can tell, this marks the first time that a Microsoft executive or representative has uttered the term “Windows 9.” Notifications center A notifications center is reportedly coming...
  7. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9 Technical Preview Spotted Before Official Release

    Charms bar is still present in Windows 9 Technical Preview, but you can use it only on touch-friendly devices. Ahead of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s September 30 event in San Francisco, noted Microsoft veteran Paul Thurrott of WinSuperSite has managed to get hold of the ‘current’...
  8. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9: Microsoft On Its Way To Ensure A Big Success

    Windows 9 is getting some useful Windows Phone features such as WiFi Sense and Storage Sense Microsoft Corporation has sent out invites for its September 30 media event. The company will take the wraps off its next-gen Windows 9 Enterprise Technical Preview. The invitation itself has the theme...
  9. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Why Microsoft Must Ensure Windows 9 Is A Big Success

    Windows 7 must not become another Windows XP. According to Gartner, 2013 was the worst year in the history of the PC business as sales plummeted by 35 million units year-on-year. Rather than giving PCs a shot in the arm, Windows 8 appeared to have put them to sleep: in February 2014...
  10. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    It's Official: Microsoft to Unveil "Next Chapter" for Windows on September 30

    Well, the invite has finally arrived, and as expected, Microsoft will discuss what's next for Windows at a press and analyst event in San Francisco on September 30. This event will be enterprise-focused, as rumored, Microsoft told me. Here's the invite. There's not much to say yet, beyond a...
  11. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9 Technical Preview Virtual Desktops and Notification Center Video Leaks: An Analysis

    Not surprisingly, the leakers who have been dribbling out details about the Windows 9 Technical Preview have provided a few more videos over the weekend. These show the new virtual desktops and notification center functionality in Windows 9. So let's take a look. Virtual desktops According to...
  12. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9 Technical Preview Screenshots Leak: An Analysis (Part 2)

    Two German technology blogs have leaked screenshots of the upcoming Windows 9 Technical Preview, which is billed as build 9834. Here's a further analysis of the shots and what they reveal about the next Windows. As noted previously, Winfuture.de and Computerbase.de originally leaked the shots...
  13. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9 Features - Price - Release Date

    Microsoft's new Windows 9 OS is expected to be released in Spring 2015 Windows 9 was been a hot topic of discussion even before the launch of Windows 8. The current Microsoft OS is almost two years old, but it has failed to impress users. Though the updates improved on some of the features, the...
  14. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft China: Windows 9 is "Coming Soon"

    Microsoft China inadvertently confirmed my report from January this morning, posting to the Weibo social networking service that Windows 9 was "coming soon." It was even nice enough to briefly post a Windows 9 logo, though that was of course quickly pulled. I was the first to report that...
  15. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Will Windows 9 Go Free To Tempt Us Into An Upgrade?

    Windows 9 news is coming at a faster clip now that we're drawing closer to its likely September 30 debut, and the latest concerns the new OS's price. According to Russian leaker WZOR (via Myce) Microsoft is planning some nice incentives to get folks to upgrade to Windows 9. For Windows 8.1...
  16. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9: Microsoft Faces Four Daunting Challenges

    Summary: The rumor mill says a public preview of the next big Windows release will appear this fall. But don't get fixated by features. This release isn't a "big bang" but is actually just the starting gun for the next stage in a very long race. According to the rumor mill, Microsoft will...
  17. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9 Is Coming In September: What Can You Expect From The Upgrade?

    Next month will probably see the unveiling of the newest version of Microsoft’s operating system, Windows 9, and the software giant is hoping the changes it’s made will be enough to jump-start a flagging computer industry. But just when can you get your hands on the newest version of Windows...
  18. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9 Could Be A Free Upgrade For XP, Vista, And Win 7 Users

    Windows 9 could be a free upgrade for users of Microsoft’s older operating systems, like Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7, according to ZDNet. Users of these dated but still popular (aside from Vista) operating systems could be offered “some kind of deal” to poke and prod them toward...
  19. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    More Signs Point To Cortana Appearing In Windows 9 Threshold

    A new report reinforces the notion that Cortana, Windows Phones’ voice assistant, will make its debut on the PC with Windows 9. The new whispers, which come courtesy of Neowin, indicates that Cortana has been promoted past the “Can this work in Windows 9″ stage of development. This increases...
  20. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9 (Threshold) Beta Expected By The End Of This Year

    Windows 9 is going to establish a balance between the mobile capability and desktop muscle Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is working to bring Windows 9, code-named Threshold, to users by spring 2015. Not surprisingly, the company has officially announced the end of support date for...