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Windows 8 Interesting

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Noob Whisperer
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Just read this and found it interesting, somewhat exciting and a little bit frightening.
Windows Next: Just call it 'Blue'? | ZDNet
I wonder what it may mean to we consumers either desktop or mobile users. Perhaps the sound of the other shoe dropping?
 
ZDNet said:
I'm not clear if Blue is simply what we in the Windows world typically call a service pack, which is a rollup of fixes and updates. Or maybe Blue is more of a feature pack, which would/could include be a rollup of fixes plus some new features.

It will be interesting to see how that turns out. I think if it's "more of an interim release", then it's less likely to be just a service pack. I think Microsoft had a greater vision for Windows 8 which they were unable to complete at this point in its lifecycle i.e. moving completely to metro with all desktop applications optimized for the interface, etc.
 
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