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Windows 7: Windows 8 is coming in 2012

20 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 
Windows 8 is coming in 2012

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Neowin
According to the latest roadmap from Microsoft, it would appear that Windows 8 will arrive sometime in 2012. This would follow a three year product cycle that would keep it in line with Vista and Windows 7 releases.
Read the rest here.

Didn't see anything like this posted already.

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20 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

I am surprised that Microsoft has even committed to a year already...

Love the tags by the way Nova
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20 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Hmmm... Hope there's a pre-order on this one too lol
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20 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

2012 the end of computing as we know it
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20 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
2012 the end of computing as we know it
Apparently it is supposed to be the end of the world also...
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20 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
2012 the end of computing as we know it
Apparently it is supposed to be the end of the world also...
Nah... Everyone knows the world will end when it's destroyed to make way for an inter-stellar bypass lol
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20 Nov 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

MS is going to try to stick to a 3 year release cycle for these OS's. I think this will ensure that we see fewer massive changes and rewrites...but rather small add-ons, improvements and such.
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20 Nov 2009   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
MS is going to try to stick to a 3 year release cycle for these OS's. I think this will ensure that we see fewer massive changes and rewrites...but rather small add-ons, improvements and such.
That sounds like the OSX release strategy...without it being released every year
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20 Nov 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
2012 the end of computing as we know it
Apparently it is supposed to be the end of the world also...
Look at the thread tags.
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20 Nov 2009   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
MS is going to try to stick to a 3 year release cycle for these OS's. I think this will ensure that we see fewer massive changes and rewrites...but rather small add-ons, improvements and such.
Shoud, in theory, be a good thing overall. Fingers crossed.
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