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Microsoft to Rival Chromebooks Soon - Hardware Changes Coming

10 May 2017

The OS runs Windows apps only and you can't install other applications, which would usually run on Windows win32.

"Microsoft claims to refresh the classic laptop form factor that our customers, especially college students, have been asking for and make a Surface that works seamlessly to showcase the best of Windows 10 S", says Panos Panay, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Devices, in a blog post.

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He finished with 10 points in the period, though that didn't stop the others from trying to create even more offensive balance. For the Wizards to close out the series, they'll have to find a way to play with this same amount of energy in Atlanta .

Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled two brand new products, including a new operating system and a brand new computer to go along with it. Windows 10 S targets students and teachers, and the Surface Laptop is Microsoft's alternative to Apple's MacBook Air and Google's cheap Chromebooks, which will run the new Windows 10 fork out of the box. For the price, users will get an Intel i5 processor with 4GB of RAM and a 128GB flash storage. Microsoft will allow customers to switch back to Windows 10 Pro if they're keen on getting non-store apps on the system.

In a blog post announcing the Surface Laptop, though, Microsoft urged people to stick with 10 S.

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Lukaku, who has been linked with a return to Stamford Bridge, has scored 25 goals this season. Conte added: "I think that everything is possible, everything is possible in football".

It uses a fabric alcantara keyboard just like its premium Surface Pro 4 keyboard, with a 1.5mm travel for the backlit keys. The new device boasts a 13.5 inch PixelSense touchscreen display with 1080p resolution. It's touted as a Chromebook competitor, although only time will tell if the notebook will succeed. The stripped-down version of Microsoft's operating system created to avoid taxing low-cost hardware is aimed at schools, with laptops running the software priced as low as $189.

According to Extreme Tech, by locking these machines to the Windows Store is meant to ensure more consistent performance and improved battery life.

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Microsoft recently announced plans to team up with Qualcomm for Snapdragon 835-powered laptops, and Windows 10 S will likely be the operating system pre-installed into these devices. Other improvements include the ability to set up machines using a USB drive with preconfigured options. According to various leaks, it will wear the name Windows 10 S and it will only be compatible with the apps found on the Windows Store. Every license of Minecraft for Education will be offered for free with the Windows 10 education PCs and will be primarily targeted towards schools.