• Windows 10 Cloud Leak Points to Chromebook Competitor

    6 days ago - By Laptop Mag

    We've heard rumblings of Microsoft working on a lightweight version of Windows 10 for months, and the latest rumor all-but-confirms its plan. A leaked document details the minimum specs for running th...
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  • Microsoft needs to change customer perceptions of Windows to take on ChromeOS

    Microsoft needs to change customer perceptions of Windows to take on ChromeOS

    6 days ago - By The Next Web

    Earlier today, Windows Central leaked a document detailing Microsoft's grand plan to take on the Chromebook. The company is reportedly releasing a variant of its main OS called Windows 10 Cloud or Windows 10 S, which can only run apps downloaded from the Windows Store. These can be legacy apps, mind you, but they can only be downloaded from the official Windows Store. In doing so, Microsoft is able to better regulate which apps users download and emphasize software optimized for low power consumption. Considering Microsoft is holding an event on May 2 that's focused on education - and that...
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  • Leaked document spills the details of Microsoft's Chromebook alternative

    Leaked document spills the details of Microsoft's Chromebook alternative

    6 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Chromebooks are very quietly taking the computer world by storm. First, they came for the classrooms, using absurdly low per-device prices and Google's free Office alternative to get into schools. More recently, a series of sub-$500 Chromebooks have come out that use absurd battery life and good-enough performance to get even the most dedicated bloggers to switch .
    So it makes sense that Microsoft has a plan to get in on the action with Windows 10 Cloud, a light version of its desktop OS. According to a leaked document the Cloudbooks will have specs right on par with most Chromebooks.
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