It’s pretty clear that Windows and Microsoft are on a clear agenda to get Windows 10 out later this year. These past few weeks with the Ignite and Build shows have shown Microsoft’s committment to the platform. But, how big is Windows 10 going to be, and what happend to Windows 9?
Windows 10 going to be a platform changer for Microsoft, as the company makes it the flagship operating system for all. The jump from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 left many wondering about Windows 9, and at these shows these past weeks, some rumors about Windows 9 actually came to life in wierd ways.
Windows 10 Main Launch
In an article, Microsoft stated that Windows 10 is the last version of Windows. They stated that during the Ignite show in Chicago, and that is a major change. They are aiming to make Windows as a service, and be the main platform that it all revolves around. The main Windows 10 can be updated at anytime with Windows 10 as the core.
Windows 10 will have a strong base core within it, and offer users a number of apps and services that work with Windows 10. It will be updated regularly with service packages and updates, and Windows 10.1 and Windows 10.2 can be built upon Windows 10. This can also result in strong subscription base income for Microsoft.
What Happened To Windows 9?
With Windows 10, many Windows observers wondered about Windows 9. Windows has always numbered Windows in regular increments. But, with Windows going from 8.1 to 10, version 9 was left out in the cold. But, during Microsoft’s Build show, many experts saw a Windows shirt that eludes to the Windows 9 idea.
The shirts were shown off during presentations, and the Windows logo was hidden underneath binary code. The lack of Windows 9 was joked about in several posts online, and even a t-shirt was focused with Windows 9 being rubbed out. It had a place within Microsoft, but it went away quickly with Windows 10.
Windows 10 is going to be a game changer for Microsoft. But, all remember Windows 9 for what it was and what it wasn’t.