It now stands confirmed the next Windows 8 version will be coming this June itself. The confirmation comes from none other than Corporate Vice President for Windows Julie Larson-Green at the Wired Business Conference. The company had revealed at its Blogging Windows site that the preview of the next windows iteration will be made available to all users this June during the Build conference which kicks off from June 26th.
While the full details aren’t available as yet, what we do know is that the next Windows version codenamed Windows Blue will feature a new personalization area along with a new charm for screenshots. Blue will also have support for smaller and larger sized Live Tiles, and Internet Explorer 11. Another important improvement the Windows Blue will incorporate includes the relocation into the Windows 8’s new Metro environment the many options that so far can only be accessed from the desktop. Windows Blue will also come with a new file browsing application that will allow users to manage their files. Then the all too familiar Start button making a return is also being rumored as well.
With the Blue, Microsoft also intends to further integrate its SkyDrive cloud storage solution into the operating system. The Blue will have better syncing abilities built-in including SkyDrive file syncing, which will be a nice development over the many settings in Windows 8 such as desktop wallpapers and favorites that can already be synced. This way, users will be saved from installing the desktop and metro application.
So far, most of the updates that we know will be made part of Blue involves the Metro environment. With Windows Blue, users will be able to multitask with as many Metro-style apps as their desktop will be able to support.