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has it already been called "8"?


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The thing is, that everyone is getting geared up for a so called "Windows 8". If Microsoft goes off with some other name, that is going to a) disrupt the flow of the OS's causing people to have their doubts and b) Confuse people that want to keep it simple.

So if you ask me, Microsoft is quite likley to call it Windows 8.

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This is MS were talking about...

It will depend on who the marketing team that are employed at the time when the 'hype machine' is ready to engage.
 

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has it already been called "8"?
Not yet.

Pick your website, some say it will be 8, some say it definitely will not be 8.

We'll see later...

Rumors have it, inside MS they are calling it Windows Next.
 

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Not yet.

Pick your website, some say it will be 8, some say it definitely will not be 8.

We'll see later...

Rumors have it, inside MS they are calling it Windows Next.
When you think it, that would be quite a good marketing name?
 

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When you think it, that would be quite a good marketing name?
But when the subsequent OS comes out will they have to re-name it 'Windows Last'?
Or, instead of Windows 9 they could call it 'Windows next one' and ...next two...etc.
 

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It would stink if they didn't name it 8, because this site is already named The Eight Forums.
 

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Good point Jonathan but I doubt if MS, takes that into consideration.
If MS wouldn't name it as Windows 8, then we can change the name of this website and redirect everyone who logs on to this website. ;)
 

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If MS wouldn't name it as Windows 8, then we can change the name of this website and redirect everyone who logs on to this website. ;)
That would mean more work for the mods though.:eek:
 

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I like it Robert, It's even got some marketing appeal.
 

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@iseeuu, quoted: "How about "Windows Infinite" or "Windows Infinity"

you know ... the letter 8 sideways is the symbol for infinity

Infinity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia"




Wow that's strange...you posted that an hour before my post in your 8 tutorial...

I was saying how much i love the number 8 for it's non-stop line, guess 8 is more like a magic number:

http://www.theeightforums.com/tutorials/126-first-tutorial-upgrading-7-8-a-4.html

8 on the 24/24 circuit racing! more than a 7/7 circonstance
 

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