Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 30th Nov 2012 11:55 UTC
Windows I'm back from my vacation to the US, the jetlag has mostly passed, so back to OSNews it is! So, Windows 8 has been out for only a little while, and we're already moving on to the next 'version' of Windows. Version is between quotation marks, because unlike previous releases, this doesn't appear to be the a monolithic single release. Instead, Windows Blue, as it's currently codenamed, is more of a procedural change than a technical change: Windows is moving to yearly releases for all devices - PC, tablet, phone.
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RE[2]: problems
by lindkvis on Fri 30th Nov 2012 14:30 UTC in reply to "RE: problems"
lindkvis
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Pity they got 7 and 8 right first time, the whole idea is smaller more agile releases.


They didn't get 7 "right the first time". Windows 7 is Windows Vista Mark 2. It is their second attempt. There is a reason it was released just two years after Vista.

It is an excellent operating system, but it is disingenuous to claim it was a first time success.

Whether they got Windows 8 right first time remains to be seen.

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