The Microsoft 'CloudBook' could be Chromebooks' worst nightmare

The laptop is rumored to be the first device running Windows 10 Cloud to hit the market.

Nine exploits released by the Shadow Brokers have already been patched, while three others only affected users running older, unsupported versions of the Windows operating system, said principal security group manager Phillip Misner on Microsoft's TechNet IT portal.

Enter the Microsoft Surface CloudBook - it is the company's answer to Google Chromebooks.

PC users that have any variant of the Windows 10 OS will be receiving the Creators update. RT flopped mostly because there were no apps for it and developers didn't rush out to make any apps for it.

Windows 10's Cortana feature also got some new improvements with the Creators Update. So maybe there is a "CloudBook" after all. Feedback is submitted using the Xbox Insider Hub which has only been available on the Xbox One but the company is now going to offer it on the Windows 10 Store for PCs as well. But at this point, it's all just rumor. As the name suggests, the new version of Windows 10 includes 3-D software tools and interactive gaming features for those who wish to create art, apps and more.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at the Windows 10 consumer unveiling in 2015.

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The event scheduled on May 2 has an education theme and that is an indication that Microsoft would certainly unveil both hardware and software. That's where Windows 10 Cloud comes in and saves the day for Microsoft and that's one reason we strongly believe Windows 10 Cloud will power all future Surface devices.

Many users were hoping that the Microsoft Surface Book 2 will get an improved hinge so that the collapse of the laptop to a tablet will be seamless, unlike how it is now on available Surface Books.

Matt Koshl, an IT director working for an Alaskan company, told TechTarget that Windows 10 Creators Update is "very consumer-facing". What she apparently meant was that Microsoft would drive a stake through Windows 10 Mobile and Lumia's hearts. The Microsoft Surface Pro 5 may come with either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 635 chipset or the Intel Kaby Lake processor. There have always been calls for Explorer to support tabs so that multiple locations on the file system can be browsed without a proliferation of windows, but the report says that Microsoft may be going a step further, bringing tabs to just about every window.

  • Arturo Norris