1. davidhk129's Avatar

    The base tech specs for Microsoft's Windows 10 Cloud laptops have leaked out ahead of a rumored launch next month, giving you an idea of their target market. Clue: Google-powered Chromebooks in education.

    Windows 10 Cloud will be a cutdown version of Redmond's latest operating system, and is designed to be run on cheap kit. The new OS hasn't been launched yet but is expected to be revealed at a May 2 event in New York City.

    Redmond execs, perhaps alarmed at the rise and rise of Google's ChromeOS, have lined up an edition of Windows 10 that relies heavily on cloud services. Google's Chromium-based operating system is now the second most popular laptop operating system in the world, which will have grabbed Microsoft's attention.

    Google has made huge strides in this sector, just as it did with Android, but it has been particularly successful in the school sector. Alex Kuscher, senior product manager at Google, told The Reg that ChromeOS is the laptop OS for over half of US schoolchildren and sales in the sector are up 20 per cent year-on-year.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    04-22-2017 10:22 AM
  2. Timbre70's Avatar
    Windows RT Redefined.😊 WRTR.
    04-22-2017 10:28 AM
  3. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Well though goes all the speculation that W10Cloud will be on ARM this 1st generation...
    04-22-2017 12:33 PM

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