Microsoft is hosting the MicrosoftEDU event in New York on Tuesday, and the focus of the will be the education segment. To compete with Appleâ€™s MacBook and Googleâ€™s Chromebook laptops, the Redmond, Washington-based company is expected to launch Surface Laptop.
But the big rumour is that Microsoft is expected to launch Windows 10 Cloud operating system, which will complement the new low-end education-focused Chromebook alternatives from Microsoft.Â
Microsoft is expected to launch Windows 10 Cloud OS, a scaled-down version of the regular Windows 10. According to earlier leaks, the Cloud OS is said to run applications from the Windows Store only. Seen as Googleâ€™s Chrome OS rival, the new OS by Microsoft should boot fast and be easy to manage while not compromising on battery life
Surface Laptop is expected to have 13.5-inch Pixel Sense display with 3.4 million pixels leaked online by Twitter user WalkingCat (@h0x0d). It will have a keyboard covered with Alcantara (the material used on Surface Pro 4â€™s Type Cover keyboard).
Microsoft is also expected to launch Windows 10 Cloud OS notebook, which is dubbed as CloudBook and is seen as rival to Googleâ€™s Chromebook.Â
Here are the live updates:
All anyone wanted was a MacBook Air with a Retina Display, and Microsoft gave it to â€˜em. https://t.co/pGXmL4dQbiâ€” nilay patel (@reckless) May 2, 2017
#Surface Laptop has the power runÂ through the day, from class in the morning to an evening of Netflix with 14.5 hours of battery life
#Surface Laptop is designed for Windows 10 S
#Surface Laptop launchedÂ
Meet the new Surface Laptop. Performance made personal. pic.twitter.com/dk9BB0IPwLâ€” Surface (@surface) May 2, 2017
#View 3D is getting an upgrade. With mixed reality, user will be able to view or capture 3D objects using PC
#Windows 10 S is ideal for the classroom, running rich apps like Office 365
#Windows 10 S launched
#Democratising educational opportunity must be inclusive of everyone, not just a select few:Â CEO Satyanadella
#Technology should make teachersâ€™ lives simpler and spark studentsâ€™ creativity, not distract from it: CEO SatyanadellaÂ
#Technology should help â€“ not hinder â€“ teachers' work in the classroom, saysÂ CEO Satyanadella
#CEO Satyanadella takes the stage at today's MicrosoftEDU event
#Microsoft event will begin at 7 PM (IST).