Microsoft has been rumored to name it’s major update to its Windows OS as the Threshold. ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley has been tipped by an insider that this codename was mentioned in an internal email from the company’s EVP Terry Myerson. As suggested by the report, this new update aims to bring a uniform user experience for Windows, Windows Phone and the Xbox One platforms.
With the Threshold update, Microsoft is expected to unify its market place and related tools for app developers on all the platforms, which was also hinted by rumors earlier. This will not only help the users but will be great advantage for app developers who would then require to create a single app which will run on all these platforms.
Microsoft has not yet confirmed the news, though the report suggests that the Threshold update is likely to get released in 2015.