Reports on newsgroups reveal that Microsoft unveiled its next generation Windows OS at the CES 2011 in Las Vegas.
Microsoft executive Steve Sinofsky, president of Windows division, showed Wednesday the unnamed future version of Windows that will support and run on ARM chips.
The company’s move is their way of acknowledging the fast changing phase of technology, wherein consumers usually purchase portable devices such as smartphones and tablets as the vital devices in the future.
Sinofsky explained the company’s decision by saying that we are in the moment where we already reached a point in technology where everyone are really up to achieve everything from their computing experience.
He said that his CES demonstrations will likely to highlights the work their company done on the Windows architecture, by making it possible for them to explore the richness of the Windows platform by making it run on the ARM platform natively.
The ability of the new Windows to run on ARM chips will mean that Windows can also be run on tablet devices in the future. This may allow a great gateway of accessing Usenet newsgroups on tablet computers as well.
Sinofsky said that when people think about slates and mobile devices basically with PCs, those devices converged with similar hardware requirements, with the same amount of processing and storage power.
On the demonstration, Sinofsky showed PowerPoint, Word, and High definition video that is run on a ARM chipset prototype from NVIDIA. With the processing power and windows environment, it’s one more step closer to bringing newsreaders into the mix.
In spite the demonstration of the unnamed Windows version, Sinofsky did not specify when this version will emerge, he did not indicate its dates and prices and even show in what kind of devices their new Windows will run.