Microsoft will unveil the next version of Windows on June 24th - What's next after Windows 10?

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After teasing the next generation of Windows during Build last week, Microsoft announced that it'll officially unveil the new version of its operating system on June 24th at 11AM Eastern. The company has begun sending out invites to media, and it's revealed that CEO Satya Nadella and chief product officer Panos Panay will be headlining the event.

At Build, Nadella said he's been testing the new OS for the past few months. He added, "We will create more opportunity for every Windows developer today and welcome every creator who is looking for the most innovative, new, open platform to build and distribute and monetize applications." That's likely referring to rumors of an update Windows Store, which could make it easier for developers to push their apps out to consumers.

The event announcement follows news that Microsoft killed development of Windows 10X, an OS variant that was initially meant for dual-screen devices. Last year, the company shifted 10X focus to single screen devices to potentially create a stronger competitor to Chrome OS. Now, Microsoft plans to bring some 10X features into Windows 10 proper.

So where can Microsoft go next after Windows 10? When it launched in 2015, I noted that it was a great combination of the best features from Windows 7 and 8. It had the clean desktop of the former, with additional touchscreen smarts from the latter (thankfully, the Start Menu also made a return). Windows 10 was also the first major sign of how different Microsoft was under Nadella, who took up the CEO mantle from Steve Ballmer in 2014.

Notably, he announced that Windows 10 would be free for a year (and even longer for some users), a massive turnabout from Microsoft's previous strategy of charging for every new release. By doing so, Nadella encouraged users to move on from Windows 7 and 8, making Windows 10 a more viable platform for developers who wanted to build modern apps.

I'd wager Microsoft would put much of Windows 10X's dual-screen features into its next OS. We've yet to see many truly dual-screen PCs, aside from Lenovo's clunky Yoga Books, so the door is wide open for Microsoft to encourage more PC makers to make that leap. The company also clearly needs to work on Windows support for ARM devices, as its current OS holds back flagship hardware like the Surface Pro X. Now that Apple has successfully moved its computers to ARM-based M1 chips, the ball is in Microsoft's court to help PC makers do the same.
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So who wants to bet that it'll be an even bigger piece of shit than Win8 was and Win10 currently is?
 

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Finally, about time they created windows 9/11
Ok, I admit it. I'm a Microsoft developer.
Here's a screenshot of Windows 9/11. We're working hard on it!
WINDOWS911.jpg
 

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Personally I'll be okay with any future bastardization of Windows IF and only IF they bring back badass commercials like this:
(still trying to find what song this is after 20 years)
or kitschy shit like this

If Microsoft wants to fuck me with shitty software, they'd better do it with style. They don't make em like these anymore.
 

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Personally I'll be okay with any future bastardization of Windows IF and only IF they bring back badass commercials like this:
(still trying to find what song this is after 20 years)
or kitschy shit like this

If Microsoft wants to fuck me with shitty software, they'd better do it with style. They don't make em like these anymore.
This is your brain on consoomerism
I stopped normally using Windows after XP, and I thought the "software activation" thing then was BS.

I assume it's much, much worse now?

:thinking:
I mean, key-generators were always a thing in past windows, and 10 is no exception. The tool for that is "KMSPico"
 

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How. How can you make windows any less private than 10. This is not possible.
Simple.

There were rumors before that the next Windows release was going to be a "live service" kind of deal, and if you're a current-gen gamer, you can already tell the red flags that are already waving in your face.

Long Story Short: You would not own the operating system on your computer anymore. You would not be able to do customize-able things like you can do now (at least to an extent before the new updates fucked up all your changes). It's as if you were just using the operating system and Microsoft were that paranoid school teacher that was always watching over your shoulder to see if you were actually doing the stuff you came on the computer to do and not dicking around online or on games.
 

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I thought Windows 10 was the final version of Windows, meant to pivot the OS to being "windows as a service" .

They're probably going to call this "Windows Live" or some shit to officialize it.
because i feel like peeking out and saying DUH ACKSHUALLY - this "next generation" of windows that microshaft is clickbaiting people with is just the sun valley update they've been shilling for months now. this isn't a windows 10 replacement, this is just a team of diversity hires making everything rounded and disconnected from the taskbar so they can pretend they're pushing ui design forward. if they're feeling ballsy i think they might finally drop "10" from the name but that's it, right now i don't want to think about living in a world where operating systems are in the same category as onlyfans