On May 2nd, Microsoft will organize an official event in New York City. For this event, they have prepared a surprise which was code-named “Bespin”. This is the name of a planet from the Star Wars franchise which hosted a “Cloud City”. Thus, rumors say that Microsoft will be announcing the release of a Cloud version for Windows 10.
On such events, the tradition was that Microsoft presented new hardware. However, on this one we probably should not expect the release of a new smartphone or of the long-awaited Surface devices. As they have recently launched the Creators Update for Windows 10, rumors indicate that this event’s release should be related to this.
Microsoft might announce a Cloud version for Windows 10
Following the recent release, Microsoft will probably be focusing on the creative side and might be preparing something related to education. Unfortunately, they were careful with how many details they unveiled and offered few hints.
As expected, there are many speculations regarding the event. The most likely possibility would be that Microsoft has prepared the release of a new version of Windows 10, namely a Cloud version. Such a version would only support apps acquired from Windows Store.
A Windows 10 Cloud would probably not use much of the cloud computing technology. Basically, it will represent a ‘lighter’ version of the operating system. To make it clearer, it might resemble the Chrome OS powered by Google. Thus, Microsoft will continue their rivalry with Google and bring another fierce competitor on the market.
Will there be device launches after all?
It already sounds like the next Microsoft event will be an exciting one. Still, some sources indicate more announcements. Some suggest that Microsoft will not neglect their tradition and will announce some hardware after all, namely a new Surface device.
If they do not present a new device, they might present the classic Surface Pro fashioned with some Intel Kaby Lake processors. The Surface Book 2 is on its way, too, and maybe the public will get the first peek at it during this event.
There are a lot of possibilities regarding this event, but Microsoft want to keep people engaged and did not reveal much. They will probably offer more information when the time of the event gets closer. Until then, we might continue making speculations and ponder the possibilities.
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