If you have been online at all in the past few days you will know that the next big version of windows is going to be windows 10. Some of the highlights wee have learned for windows 10 are:
It is being designed to run across all device: desktops, laptops, tablets, phablets and smartphones.
It is confirmed to bring back the start menu.
They have listened and are working to better the mouse, keyboard and touch integration.
There will be virtual desktops, which is always a nice option.
If you are interested in checking out the the technical preview then go to the link here and sign up and download the first tech preview. As always recommended to install on a second machine