ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley has been hearing rumblings that Microsoft is rethinking its traditional strategy of walloping users with giant software upgrades and is instead “attempting to move toward something more like what Apple does, with point releases.” Foley writes that this new strategy could manifest itself as early as next year when Microsoft releases a post-Windows 8 software update currently codenamed “Windows Blue” that Foley speculates is either “a service pack” that “is a rollup of fixes and updates,” or “a feature pack” that could “include be a rollup of fixes plus some new features.” Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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