Microsoft sets sights on laptops with next Windows release


cNet’s News.com reports that the next Microsoft Windows release, dubbed “Longhorn,” will have some special features just for laptops. These include less reliance on hard-drive access for memory and a “mobility center” to control all laptop-related settings. Microsoft is finding inspiration for the new OS in the popularity of easy-to-use cell phones, which have taken hold in society at a much faster rate than laptops.

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