Windows Blue will reportedly put most Microsoft products on a yearly upgrade cycle

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We knew that Microsoft was preparing Windows Blue in an attempt to put its flagship desktop and mobile operating systems on a yearly upgrade cycle — but now ZDNet is reporting that it is part of a company-wide initiative to update a number of different Microsoft services. According to the report, Blue may update services like Skydrive, Hotmail, and others, as well as Windows Server. The slew of updates aren’t expected to hit the same day, but will likely all launch in the summer or fall of this year.

The new initiative could make Microsoft more competitive with rivals Apple and Google, both of whom follow a yearly upgrade schedule for their products. As it currently stands, Microsoft’s upgrade schedule is erratic and slow in…

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