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An image shared by an infamous Chinese Windows leaker has revealed what Microsoft has on its Satya Nadalla-influenced roadmap in 2014.
It also lists Windows 9, "& Server & mobile edition," all but confirming that there will be a separate Windows Phone 9 release.
Windows 365 is given a mention, and its status is listed as "Alpha based on Windows Core." This is expected to be a cloud-based platform that ties in with Office 365.
The road ahead
The listing of Office 2015, which is currently being built, suggests a possible release date of 2015 for all of these products, Windows 9 included.
Before we get the next Windows, however, there is Windows 8.1 Update 2 on the horizon, which is widely expected to include the restoration of the much-missed Start Menu, albeit with the twist of tacking on some Modern tiles as well.
Another interesting rumour is that Windows 9 will be given free to all Windows 8.1 users, which should greatly increase adoption of the newer platform.
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