Mary Jo Foley from ZD Net claims Microsoft is preparing to release a technology preview of Windows Threshold (aka Windows 9) towards the end of September or early October. Foley received the news from multiple sources who wish to remain anonymous. The preview will reportedly be publicly available to anyone interested in giving it a try.
And in a move that signals where Microsoft is heading on the "servicability" front, those who install the tech preview will need to agree to have subsequent monthly updates to it pushed to them automatically, sources added.
Threshold is the next major version of Windows that is expected to be christened "Window