Windows 9

Quote of the week

As has been reported previously, Threshold—which could be called Windows 9—will ship in April 2015. It will be a major Windows version, with many changes. And it will most certainly have some new name, if only to distance the product from Windows 8, a brand that, like Windows Vista, is forever tarnished.—Paul Thurrott

Quote of the week

Dear Microsoft: Give me back the Start Menu now!—Preston Gralla commenting at Computerworld on Microsoft saying the Windows Start Menu may return at some unspecified future time.

Monday links

Can’t Find A Coupon Code For Online Stores? Just AskWhen you’re shopping online, you probably perform a cursory search online to find out whether the e-retailer you’re about to buy from has any coupons available online. Sites for sharing coupon codes like RetailMeNot are great to check quickly. What should you do if your search […]

Insightful analysis of what’s happening to Microsoft Windows

Paul Thurrott is a long-time observer of Microsoft and has written many books and articles about Windows and other Microsoft products. He has recently written a number of articles about the failure of Windows 8 and Microsoft’s falling behind in the mobile era. Thurrott is not a Microsoft basher. In fact. he has been a […]

Monday links

Is the Internet a Mob Without Consequence?The immediacy and fast pace of the Internet can be magical. But when someone makes a comment that the masses disagree with, a mob with 140-character pitchforks can develop in seconds and the Internet can become terrifyingly bellicose—At the New York Times, Nick Bilton writes about mob violence on […]