The new vision from Windows

As the Build developer conference in San Francisco approaches, Microsoft is eagerly working at a new vision for Windows, an operating system that works for all: new smart devices, personal computers and a larger collection of applications. Al Gillen, an IDC analyst, states that Windows will gain a lot of ground once users wrap their heads around this idea of an OS designed for all purposes. Rumor has it that Windows 9, which is now in code name “Threshold”, will be released as late as April 2015. Until then, the version that is already on the market, Window 8 seems to have little success, although the same Al Gillen sustains that this is not because of consumers’ dissatisfaction with the operating system, but because of the impact the shift to smart devices has had over consumer behavior. However, statistics speak for themselves and the numbers show that there are less than 25 million personal computers that run Windows 8.

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