Windows 8 will hit retail in two years already ?
A Dutch representative for Microsoft posted on the company's blog that Microsoft is currently working on the next version of Windows and that it will be released to the market in two years. When questioned about the statement, a Microsoft representative refused to comment. Here's what the website of Microsoft Netherlands says (machine translated by Google Translate):
Furthermore, Microsoft is of course the next version of Windows. But it will take about two years before 'Windows 8' on the market.
What could we see in Windows 8? Microsoft insiders have hinted that we could see some sort of Kinect support in the operating system. Yes, using motion control to control your desktop OS. Crazy? Maybe, but just keep in mind that it's named 'Microsoft Kinect', not 'Xbox Kinect' and that Microsoft spent a metric fortune developing the tech behind Kinect. Way too much, in fact, to restrict it's use to video games.
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