Sunday, August 3, 2008

Future operating systems from Microsoft

Microsoft is working on at least three new operating systems namely Windows 7, Windows 8 and Midori. Windows 7 is expected to release by 2009 end or 2010 start.

As a successor of Windows Vista, Windows 7(codenamed Blackcomb) will come up with a host of new features like a new media center, support for systems with multiple graphics cards, new paint, new wordpad, support to integrate gadgets directly to windows explorer etc.

A research project Midori when lauched will be Microsoft's Windowsless O.S. It is said to be an internet centric operating system and will aim at providing complete connectivity between devices and applications.

Windows 8 hasnt been officially announced by the company but sources claim that Microsoft has started hiring professionals for its development. See here