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10 Real Reasons Microsoft Skipped Windows 9
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User Rank: Ninja
10/9/2014 | 11:52:10 AM
Spinal Tap!
Nice reference there!

I too can see it making its OS of the future into Cortana. It certainly would ring true with the OS of the future that Her showed us. 

Still in the mean time, I think you're probably right, 10 was mostly just a round number and sounds almost next generation. 'This one has two digits.' It could also be going head to head with OS X in a naming war, since technically they're both called the same thing now. 
User Rank: Ninja
10/9/2014 | 11:48:25 AM
They also considered iNDOWS

They'd probably be sued by Apple within nanoseconds.
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