It's been a while since my last post - I've been out on Jury service, then everything went quiet over christmas. Things are starting to warm up again though. For those who missed it we announced today support for 'Systems on a chip' coming in thenext release of Windows:
This is a reallly significant announcement - it's shifting the Windows OS to a completely new architecture (that has lower power draw requirements) - in it's entire history Windows has only run on a handful of architectures. I suspect this is a further demonstration of the positive impact Mark Russinovich (http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/exec/techfellow/Russinovich/default.mspx) is having on Microsoft's ability to safely make big changes to Windows, but I also believe that this is a critical step to allow us to squarely deliver solutions across a much wider range of platforms than the traditional Laptop/Desktop - the slate category is the most obvious example of where this could be most beneficial, but there are plenty of retail industry specific areas where this could prove useful....
I like this new establishment.. Very useful too... http://remotepccure.com