Download Windows 9, pirate girls (giant Threshold beta might be later this year)

Windows 9 download

Listen Children, hear the story.

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) will take you 'round the world. In the belly of the Threshold, stowed away new Windows 9.

"That's the part that is confusing," sang TMBG. But with help from the blogosphere, and your humble blogwatcher's awesome curation skills, we'll try to get to the bottom of it.

In IT Blogwatch, bloggers brush their teeth and do their chores. Not to mention: They all shared one golden earring, and the truth is they all stank...


One named Paul Thurrott had a parrot:

At the BUILD developer conference in April 2014, Microsoft will discuss...the future of Windows, including a year-off release...most likely...called Windows 9 [but] codenamed "Threshold."


This is the release...that will see the return of the Start menu and the ability to run Metro-style apps on the desktop. ... Maturing and fixing the "Metro" design language...will be a major focus area...a windowed mode that works on the desktop is part of that. ... Microsoft expects to deliver three milestone releases of "Threshold" before its final release [in] April 2015.


The most interesting how it recasts Windows 8 as the next Vista. It's an acknowledgement that what came before didn't work. ... There's no way to sugarcoat this. Windows 8 has set back Microsoft, and Windows, by years.  MORE


The second named Preston Gralla had a parrot, too:

Microsoft is betting big on Threshold because of the disaster that was Windows 8, and because Windows 8.1 hasn't seemed to stem the bleeding. [So] it means listening to what everyone has been telling Microsoft since the first preview release of Windows 8. ... Windows 9 will bring back the Start menu [and] allow Metro apps to run on the Desktop.


There's no doubt that Windows 8 was the biggest blunder Microsoft has ever made, and at the worst time possible. ... Can Windows 9 reverse all that? Not likely.  MORE


The third was Serdar Yegulalp, he was fancy: Walked around with a fake tattoo:

What's most striking is that although Windows 9 is scheduled for release...barely 15 months off. Microsoft allegedly hasn't even started its development and won't do so until April 2014. [So] there won't be very many changes in Windows 9, but the changes that are made will be major.


It's a reflection of the revved-up release strategy for Windows, where some new version of Windows is released yearly, rather than three years between major versions. ... What's scarcely in doubt is how urgently Microsoft needs to remake Windows.  MORE


And 4 through 9 were all named Mark Rodriguez, and each one only wore one shoe: [You're fired -Ed.]

that has always been microsoft's cycle.

windows XP good os,

windows vista baaaad os,

windows 7 great os,

windows 8 baaaaaaaaad os

if they are consistent then the next OS should be amazing!  MORE

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