windows core os
Report: Windows Core OS not able to run Win32 apps yet, may arrive in 2020
We reported two days ago that Microsoft was not talking about Windows Lite and Windows Core OS at Build 2019, suggesting the OS will not be arriving any time soon. Now the WC’s Zac Bowden has added some extra detail. Accordi...
Into the long grass: Microsoft will reportedly not talk about Windows Lite and WCOS at Build 2019
Windows Lite is Microsoft’s attempt to modernise Windows for low maintenance devices, creating an operating system which is fast and easy to update without requiring much thought or input by the end user. For Microsoft, crea...
The HoloLens 2 emulator confirms Windows Core OS remains a mirage
Windows Core OS is meant to be the base OS for multiple innovative shells which would allow Microsoft to bring innovative device form factors to the market. It was meant to debut on the mythical Surface Phone, and then show up in ...
First dual-screen device running Windows may arrive later this year
There were a plethora of patents that described Microsoft’s foldable dream. The company also even started working on its Foldable Andromeda but only to put it in cold storage. And now some interesting development. It is lear...
New report reveals why Microsoft is testing its Windows 10 20H1 build more than a year early
Early this month, Microsoft surprised everyone by releasing a new Insider Preview build from the 20H1 development branch for Skip Ahead users. While Microsoft is still finalizing 19H1 build for Windows 10 consumers, everyone wonde...
Microsoft to brand Centaurus and Pegasus operating system as ‘Lite’
We have heard varying reports about Microsoft’s operating system for a new generation of devices. Windows Core OS is meant to be the core of a modular operating system with a layer of shells which changes per device, such as...
LinkedIn post confirms how Microsoft will run Win32 apps safely on Windows Core OS
Microsoft has been working on a next-generation Windows for many years now. Called Windows Core OS, the kernel would form the basis of a number of shells designed to power next-generation hardware such as the Surface Hub, HoloLens...
Hell freezes over as Windows Core OS to include Open Source components
Twenty years ago Microsoft was demonized as the greatest enemy of Open Source software, but times have changed and with it Microsoft. Today Microsoft is one of the largest contributors to Open Source development efforts at GitHub,...
References of Andromeda spotted in a Microsoft presentation
Microsoft has been working on Project Andromeda for a long time now and while the company has been relatively quiet, they do tend to drop hints about the project. One such hint was spotted by a Redditor during a presentation by Mi...