It’s been some years since we got Windows 10, and we have reasons to believe this will be the last one we’ll ever get. This announcement was first made by Jerry Nixon, who’s Microsoft’s developer evangelist, in 2015, at the Ignite tech conference.
There are no reasons to set the house on fire, however. This doesn’t mean that Windows will stop existing. Microsoft wants to change things a little, and change the way they deliver it. They won’t launch new versions, but they will launch updates. This is basically what Apple does, too.
Windows is more of a service
We’ve heard so many rumors about Windows and how it was going just to disappear – those are a bit extreme – and we’ve also heard that the company will focus on operating systems. But it’s not really the truth. All the changes mean many Windows updates.
Let us take a clear example: users will be able to get their downloads from various sources, not just one. This actually means that we’ll get updates much faster than before. Just stay for a moment and think about all of your Android or iOS updates for your smartphone. It will be the same, but for Windows.
We also need to keep in mind that Windows 10 has so many apps, and Microsoft can update them when they need to, without having to release a new Windows version. This will actually save a lot of money and time, and we’re going to have to benefit a lot from it, the company too.
This also means that Windows will be able to offer its services to other operating systems, too. Just like it happened with Office 365. The service will still be called Windows 10. And since updates just add different numbers of versions, we can be sure that the name will not change anytime soon.
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