Windows Blue to be named Windows 8.1

Over the past few weeks, we have been learning a boatload about Windows Blue. After an early build of Windows Blue leaked, many new features were found and it seems like as each day passes, we learn a little bit more about the platform.

Step in AngleWZR, who has been following the leaked builds closely, has posted a screenshot from Windows Blue build 9375 that states the platform is called Windows 8.1. The naming convention is not all that surprising as Microsoft has adopted a similar structure for Windows Phone.

In addition to the screenshot, Paul Thurrott is chiming in and saying he's also heard that Windows Blue will be called Windows 8.1.

Mary Jo Foley has previously stated that Window Blue is likely to hit RTM in August of this year, which means that Microsoft is getting close to finishing up the code for the platform. If this all holds true, it means we could see a platform preview at BUILD which is slated for the end of June (Neowin will be attending).

As we get closer to BUILD and the August release, we will likely hear a lot more about the platform from official and unofficial means as more users get their hands on Microsoft's upcoming update to Windows 8.

Source: Twitter | Image via AngleWZR

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