When it comes to the naming, the tech world has some serious problems that it has to face up to. Due to the never ending product cycles and some of the preexisting strange company names, the consumer is left to decode the difference between similar sounding, but completely different products. There is the OnePlus One, not to be confused with the HTC One, or indeed the HTC One M8, the numerous ‘Gear’ products by Samsung, and perhaps the worst example - Apple’s ‘The New iPad’.
Microsoft simply plans to call its next operating system ‘Windows’
Microsoft too has its own naming inconsistencies when it comes to its Windows operating system. Think Windows 95,98,2000 - all years - followed by XP, Vista (random words) and then the numerically ordered Windows 7 and 8. Knowing this, people have speculated that this numerical trend would continue with Microsoft’s next Windows operating system - expected by many to be called Windows 9.
No so. Instead the software giant simply plans to call its next operating system ‘Windows’. While this is simple, it is also sure to cause complete confusion upon its launch, as people will not know whether somebody is referring to the new operating system, or all versions of the Windows operating system.
This is sure to cause complete confusion upon its launch.
It is likely however that Microsoft has thought this through, and decided in the long term, the simple title of ‘Windows’ is better. This is due to the fact that Microsoft is looking to move away from a model where is releases a new version of its operating system every few years, to one where it instead seeks to continuously roll out more incremental upgrades over the course of time. Within this model a user would probably pay for a subscription to the Windows platform for a set period of time, rather than purchasing a standalone software package, meaning that version names would be obsolete.
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