Next Windows Release Codenamed 'Threshold,' May Further Unify Microsoft Systems

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  1. dgstorm

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    Microsoft's on the, erm, threshold of something big -- something that's likely to make its three major operating systems even more similar. Queen of Microsoft leaks Mary Jo Foley has caught word from some unnamed contacts that the next major update to the Windows family is codenamed 'Threshold.' That name comes from an internal email from EVP Terry Myerson. The codename reportedly covers updates to Windows, Windows Phone and the Xbox One operating system, bringing even more commonality to the three OSes. The Threshold is title more than just a big abstraction -- it's actually borrowed from the original Halo game, following the Cortana codename the company adopted for its forthcoming personal assistant offering.

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    Good stuff. I like RT, but it'll disappear gradually.
     
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    An RT able to handle regular windows programs would be awesome.
     

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