Microsoft is said to unveil its new operating system Windows 9 next month,” if the company continues its naming scheme.
The purported date of the press event is Sept. 30,
The leaks are to be believed, the newest version of the operating system – code named “Threshold” is expected to have a “Mini-Start” menu, virtual desktops, and the elimination of the Charms bar feature, which has been unsuccessful with users since debuting with Windows 8. It may also include Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana for the desktop.
Windows 8 haven’t been successful as expected by many since its launch in 2012. The Metro interface may have been a sticking point for many. Better used on a tablet than desktop, consumers were leery about learning an entirely new interface. But the price to upgrade to a touch-enabled desktop proved to be another another downside for consumers.