Microsoft skipped version 9 and announced it’s upcoming operating system Windows 10, successor to Windows 8 at an event in Sans Francisco by Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President, Operating Systems at Microsoft.
Microsoft unveiled Windows 8.1, formerly Windows Blue. It is coming with lots of new features, improvements, tweaks every aspect of the operating system like lock screen, start menu, windows store etc.;
As we already discussed about the availability of Developer preview, Microsoft announced today that upcoming Windows 8 operating system will be available on October 26th, 2012 as new or upgrade. This means that the Windows 8 and Windows RT PCs will be available for purchase and upgrades starting this October.
Microsoft unveiled new version of Microsoft Office, The office 2013 customer preview is optimised for windows 8 devices,
Microsoft made available its next windows developers preview for developers. It is pre-beta version. The Windows 8 comes with lot of improvements over windows 7 and natively supports all the windows 7 applications.
Microsoft released its long awaiting Internet Explorer 9 today. Definitely it is big improvement over its previous versions. It is available to download for Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 2008/2008-R2 series operating systems. Microsoft is dropped support for Windows XP even though it has significant market share.
Microsoft released the first service pack for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to the OEMs. First, there’s February 16, the day MSDN and TechNet customers get SP1 and next it’s February 22, the RTW (release of web) of the update. The SP1 coming with improve networking, security and mobility.
Microsoft, today announced that the mobile phones featuring Windows Mobile 6.5 will be available from October 6th. The new mobile operating system features a new user interface, Windows Marketplace (an app store), a backup service called Microsoft My Phone, photos, video, contacts, etc to the web, and more. they’ll also feature Office Mobile.