Windows 9 may be left without the Charms bar
Next spring Microsoftдолжна to release the next version of Windows. We already know that it will bring some significant changes, including a new start menu and windowed mode for modern apps. However, this is only the beginning and a new publication, Mary Jo Foley at ZDNet suggests that the software maker wants to remove the Charms bar and this will affect both desktops and laptops and tablets.
According to Microsoft’s vision, the panel Charmsbarв Windows 8.x aims to provide easy access to key navigation capabilities, but this feature proved to be of little use and rather uncomfortable in particular on a traditional PC. Thus, it is highly likely that users will no longer see the Charms, starting with the next version of the operating system. Instead, some of the settings Charms will be moved to the title bar of modern apps.
It’s just another step, one that Microsoft hopes to make Windows 9 more attractive operating system for those working with Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP. Recent rumors also suggested that Windows 9 will include virtual desktops, a feature that already exists in Linux and Apple OS X and allows you to create multiple desktops, each of which can be focused on specific goals.
The following Windowsожидается in the spring of 2015, but a public preview release can come out in the fall. Also there is a good chance that Windows 9 will be free upgrade for users of Windows XP, Vista, 7 and Windows 8.