Windows 9 Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

Windows 8 has been limping through its existence for just about two years now, and despite the fact that its continual updates have improved it a fair bit, the numbers aren't encouraging. Microsoft knows this, and the rumors surrounding Windows 9 show that it's going to be a move back to more familiar territory. » 9/30/14 8:53am 9/30/14 8:53am

Leaked Windows 9 Screenshots Show Hints of Cortana on the Desktop

Cortana is coming to Windows 9, according to these screenshots coming to us by way of German blog WinFuture, which show her off in a very experimental form. Not much of a surprise, but they seem to confirm what we're already expecting—that the digital assistant will find a home on the PC, too. » 9/15/14 11:19am 9/15/14 11:19am

Windows 9 Could Be the Best Thing to Happen to Windows 8

Windows 8 was an incredible change, if not quite incredible. It wasn't until Windows 8.1 that a lot of the kinks were smoothed out. Now, Microsoft's annual BUILD conference is coming in April, and rumor has it that Windows 9 might be showing up. That's all well and good, but please Microsoft, don't go backtracking on… » 1/13/14 2:23pm 1/13/14 2:23pm