Windows 7 coming in 2010… probably

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According to reports, Microsoft has confirmed that its next version of Windows will be available in 2010.

Windows 7 will succeed Windows Vista, with Microsoft explaining that it had always scheduled its next operating system launch for three years after Vista was launched to consumers. That was January last year…

WWDC 2007: Apple reveal near-finished OS X Leopard

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Many Apple Mac fans and developers were hoping for Steve’s keynote speech to include copious references to the next generation of Mac OS X — Leopard — and indeed there was plenty of demonstration of the system that’s now, apparently, nearly complete.

There’s still plenty of testing to do (developers at WWDC were able to pick up a beta copy of Leopard) so it’s unlikely to arrive before October – still plenty of time to drool over some serious features backed up by amazing eye candy.

Admittedly, most features shown off were more developed versions of what we saw last year, but it all looked very slick, and there were some surprises to be seen.