• Leak shows Microsoft's plans for its Chromebook rivals

    5 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    Microsoft is holding a big education-related launch event early next month where Windows 10 Cloud is expected to be revealed, and some fresh details have been leaked showing exactly how lightweight notebooks running this OS will compete with Google's Chromebooks in the education sector. You've almost certainly heard of Windows 10 Cloud - which is essentially a cut-down version of Windows that's locked to running only universal apps from the Windows Store. Windows Central has published an internal Microsoft document showing performance targets for machines powered by the operating system...
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  • Of course Microsoft is working on its own version of the Chromebook

    Of course Microsoft is working on its own version of the Chromebook

    5 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Windows Central has gotten its hands on an internal document highlighting the hardware performance of Windows 10 Cloud, a rumored operating system spinoff expected to be unveiled at next month's big education event in New York. Predictably, the slide puts the OS head to head with Google Chromebooks. The category is a no-brainer for Microsoft as the company struggles to gain a foothold in...
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  • Leaked Microsoft document confirms Windows 10 Cloud and a Chromebook competitor

    Leaked Microsoft document confirms Windows 10 Cloud and a Chromebook competitor

    5 monthes ago - By PC World

    A Microsoft document detailing the minimum hardware specs for Microsoft Windows 10 Cloud-powered laptops seems to be the best evidence yet that Microsoft plans to launch a Chromebook competitor on May 2. Windows Central obtained a “recommended minimum spec” document, presumably handed out to Microsoft's partners. The document outlines what Microsoft hopes to achieve with what the document calls an “Edu Cloud device” (and industry watchers have dubbed "Cloudbooks"): all-day battery life, a quick boot and resume cycle, and at least a quad-core Intel Celeron processor powering it all. It's...
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  • Windows 10 CloudBooks: Here's how they may stack up against Chromebooks

    Windows 10 CloudBooks: Here's how they may stack up against Chromebooks

    5 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    Minimum specs for devices running Windows 10 Cloud that are meant to compete with Chromebooks in the education market have leaked.
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