Rumor: Windows 9 Already in Production
December 26, 2012 - 3:21pm
Two months ago, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) released Windows 8, the long-awaited upgrade to its popular operating system. Somewhere around 40 million licenses were purchased in the first month.
Sony (NYSE: SNE) and Dell (NYSE: DELL) were among the companies to benefit from the release of Windows 8. Asus was not nearly as lucky.
Microsoft executives maintain their view that 400 million Windows 8 devices will be produced in 2013. This includes the Windows Phone 8 platform, which is expected to grow by 150 percent next year.
With so much hype for Windows 8, it might be hard to imagine that Microsoft is already developing another upgrade. However, that is exactly what one rumor suggests. According to ExtremeTech, Windows Blue -- or Windows 9, as it may be called -- will increase the customization of the new user interface. Tiles will be "highly resizable," the publication claims, adding that...
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