Looks like the rumor mill was right. Windows 9 will finally be unveiled to the public on September 30 at a press event.

Not only will Microsoft highlight the new features in the next version of Windows codenamed "Threshold" — virtual desktops! Cortana! A new Start menu! No more Charms! — it will also release a technical preview of the operating system that anyone can try out. [The Verge]


Windows 98 ME - Bad

Windows XP - Good

Windows Vista - Bad

Windows 7 - Good

Windows 8 - Bad

Windows 9 - ...Good?