1. diego866's Avatar
    Good to everyone, wanted to know in that State goes the annunced union by Microsoft Windows 8 applications for pc and laptops and Windows phone 8 for mobile? They come together? A greeting and thanks
    06-16-2014 01:28 AM
  2. dKp1977's Avatar
    That's an ongoing progress. It has not yet been announced, when both operating systems will "merge". It could possibly happen with the launch of Windows Phone 9 and Windows 9, even though I personally rather expect it to happen with version 10.
    Microsoft initiated this process when they ditched the Windows CE kernel that was underyling Windows Phone 7 and replaced it with the Windows NT kernel, which is used in Windows desktop OSes. With Windows Phone 8.1 they formed the next evolution.
    06-16-2014 01:32 AM
  3. jfa1's Avatar
    Sometime maybe in windows 9 or 10.
    06-16-2014 11:21 AM
  4. xandros9's Avatar
    Not in the near future, thats for sure.

    It will take a massive iteration on both ends and while many things are bridging the platforms now, I don't expect it to be anytime soon.
    Perhaps in two-three years is my inclination.
    But really, only MS knows, assuming they do.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    06-16-2014 12:00 PM
  5. neo158's Avatar
    They aren't likely to merge Windows and Windows Phone but Windows RT and Windows Phone.
    xandros9 likes this.
    06-16-2014 01:00 PM

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