Report: Windows 8 Will Get Cheap, Yearly Upgrades Like OS X

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According to The Verge, Microsoft will begin shipping cheap updates to Windows every year. The new approach, which is reportedly codenamed Windows Blue, would shift Microsoft away from its current strategy of introducing mammoth updates to the OS package after several years. The Verge reports that the Blue approach will include both Windows and Windows Phone. The idea is to offer people using licensed versions of Windows a cheap or free incremental update with UI changes and tweaks instead of bombing them with the massive updates that take a while to catch on. Read the full story at Gizmodo.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Managing Director, Digital Media Group at Landmark Ventures/ShellyPalmer a technology focused Investment Banking & Advisory practice specializing in M&A, Financings, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Access. He is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert and well known for his work on Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living as well as his daily radio report on United Stations Radio Networks. For more information, visit shellypalmer.com.

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