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Will Windows Blue Help Microsoft Make Inroads in Sub 10″ Tablets ?

Windows Blue for Affordable TabletsMicrosoft completed the first milestone build (M1) of Windows Blue, the first full-fledged update to Windows 8, which marks the half-way point in the “Windows Blue” development schedule.

Windows Blue should extend the capabilities of Windows 8 through additional application programming interfaces (API), most importantly Win8’s WinRT API which supports both ARM and x86 based architectures, thus allowing applications developed for different platforms to run on the one OS. Also, it is expected it will be less expensive, possibly offering an SKU as low as USD45-50 and having tablet support for sub-10″ tablets, allowing Microsoft to enter the rapidly growing 7″ tablet market. Continue reading Will Windows Blue Help Microsoft Make Inroads in Sub 10″ Tablets ?