There’s a time for surprises, I guess. And for Microsoft, it was time. The software titan officially announced Windows 10 as the next version of its flagship operating platform. Windows 9 might have been logical nomenclature, but this new name is sure to make people stop and notice. This probably was the tactic....

This week was all about Windows 9. Microsoft’s upcoming operating system was left, right and center, thanks to a bunch of leaked screenshots, video clips and details. Apart from that there was also the small matter of new Windows Phone handsets launching, and some branding changes at Redmond. A few highlights from...

The technical preview of the upcoming operating system is still a couple of weeks away, but some Windows 9 screenshots leaked out earlier today, a whole bunch of them. The images show several features of the upcoming OS in action, including multiple desktops, windowed Modern UI apps, the user interface, new taskbar...

Even with a steady amount of leaks concerning the next version of Windows, the UI of the operating system is still a mystery. This Windows 9 concept tries to nudge us towards a dreamy looking design. Several designers have imagined the new features and overall look of the upcoming operating system, and this latest set...

It took a little longer than expected, but Microsoft’s modern platform, Windows 8, finally has more users than an ancient fan favorite. The recently retired Windows XP. Redmond spared no expense in promoting this new OS, and although initial uptake was quite a bit slower than expected, Windows 8 (and Windows 8.1) now...

Several sources have weighed in on how Microsoft will release their next operating system. Making Windows 9 free for Windows 8 users is a notion that has been thrown around a lot. And now an esteemed Russian leaker has confirmed that Redmond is indeed planning some surprises. This very short tweet claims that the...

We have a date, folks. Microsoft is expected to provide new Windows 9 details on September 30 at a press event, and the beta preview of this upcoming OS could be out by then. Read up on the full story here. The long and short of it is that Redmond is gearing up for a press event on this date, and this is very likely...

Well, more speed never killed anybody, so why not? Internet Explorer 12 is the upcoming version of Microsoft’s flagship web browser, currently on track for release with Windows 9. And now some more information about this brand new build of IE has been revealed. The Internet Explorer team got together in an AMA session...

Windows 8 officially launched on October 26. 2012. And since then the modern operating system had its share of criticism from all corners, consumer and corporate. Most of which has toned down now. However, even with all the recent enhancements to the platform in the form of Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Update, the...

Microsoft’s immense job cut announcement left everyone reeling. Particularly those 18,000 employees across various company divisions that will be heading home in the next year or so. Perhaps the most important Redmond division is the operating system group, headed by Terry Myerson. He also sent a memo to employees,...