Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Aug 2014 20:17 UTC

Microsoft is aiming to deliver a "technology preview" of its Windows "Threshold" operating system by late September or early October, according to multiple sources of mine who asked not to be named.

And in a move that signals where Microsoft is heading on the "servicability" front, those who install the tech preview will need to agree to have subsequent monthly updates to it pushed to them automatically, sources added.

I'm excited about this 'Windows 9', because experience has taught us that Windows releases follow an up-down-up-down pattern. Windows Vista was down, 7 was up, 8 was down, so hopefully 9 will be up again. The rumoured changes are all positive, but it's not like Microsoft does not have a history of over-promising and under-delivering.

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I will be glorious.
by Verenkeitin on Sat 16th Aug 2014 18:38 UTC
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Oh, please let it be subscription based.
I want to see the epic sh** storm that follows when subscriptions start to run out for the first time and Windows turns into ransom ware.

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