Microsoft has been pretty tight lipped on details about the next Windows release
-- until last Friday, that is.
October 22, 2009 -- Microsoft Netherlands Official Website published a Windows 7 1st Birthday note and finally (or perhaps, accidentally) disclosed the name of the Windows Operating System that's set to follow Windows 7;
Credit: Microsoft Netherlands Website, Dutch to English Translation via Google Translate
Windows 8, it is.
Now, you might be thinking it's a no-brainer. But considering the diversity in the names of Windows OSes -- from DOS-based to Client releases, there's actually been no telling if Microsoft would continue with this recent numeral nomenclature.