Vaporware

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Vaporware

An upgrade to a product that is not yet available that a salesperson sells in order to avoid a customer's complaints about the current version.
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This is the software that gave birth to the term 'vapourware'.
It is not vapourware, so Yahoo's approach may be a smarter play than either Google's or Microsoft's.
Fourth, he then mentions the King of Vapourware (Bill Gates) and the agreement with IBM.
2K Games, the official saviours of 3D Realms' almost vapourware title - Duke Nukem Forever - have announced a release date for it - May 3rd in the US, with May 6th for the rest of the world.
Users are already seeing through the vapourware, which is why we can all be a lot more confident about JBA than the City currently is.