Linked by Adam S on Wed 15th Oct 2008 12:02 UTC
Windows It was announced yesterday that the Microsoft OS code-named Windows 7 will be shipping as "Windows 7," exciting and surprising many. There was much question, even in our own piece, as to how Microsoft arrived at 7 for an OS likely destined to be version 6.1. Microsoft answered our question in a post called "Why 7?" on the Windows Vista Blog.
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by terog on Wed 15th Oct 2008 15:22 UTC
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I think it's more likely because they are working together with the marketing department of Intel... (Who are going to name their next generation processors "i7")

So, some time next year, expect to see advertisements saying something like this:
"Brand new Intel i7 laptop optimized for Windows 7" ;)

Edited 2008-10-15 15:41 UTC

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