Yesterday, Microsoft announced that they are holding Spring hardware event #MicrosoftEDU where they likely to introduce the new hardware & the Windows Cloud. The new hardware could be named CloudBook.
Microsoft is working on all special edition of Windows 10. Windows Cloud is specially designed for the education purpose and by targeting students. Windows Cloud is expected to be Microsoft’s take on Google’s Chromebooks,
Apart form other changes the important thing about the Windows Cloud is that it can only run the apps from the Windows Store. And in addition Windows Cloud is that actually comes with Office apps. And in addition Microsoft is bringing full-featured versions of its Office desktop apps to the Windows Store.
Meanwhile Microsoft pushed an app collection in the Windows Store which has an ID of “Cloudbook”. Basically it is just a collection of some of the educational apps in the Windows Store. That indicates that there is a device called “CloudBook” and considering the fact that the app collection includes educational apps.
Furthermore, talking about the hardware then some reports suggests that the CloudBook will have an ARM processor, possibly the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. Company also planning to help customers so that they can easily buy data directly from the Windows Store. And user can use it as Wi-Fi and cellular networks, consume data, and also can manage costs. Basically the Windows Store will host these data plans, so user can easily purchase it and manage usage of it. Maybe we’ll see this feature in the CloudBook.
But for now all we can do is just wait. And in case if you missed it #MicrosoftEDU event will be live streamed online, and it will be happening on May 2nd at 9:30 am Eastern Time (6:30 a.m. Pacific Time / 13:30 GMT). Stay tune to Windows Latest for more update.