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Neowin: Where will the convergence of mobile and desktop take Windows?

By Neowin
Nov 12, 2013
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  1. As the lines between mobile and desktop computing products continue to blur, Microsoft is pushing ahead with a strategy to combine several key parts of its operating systems – but is a full merge on the way?

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  2. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,319   +709

    "Where will the convergence of mobile and desktop take Windows?"

    If they keep going the way they are now? Straight into irrelevance.
     
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  3. IAMTHESTIG

    IAMTHESTIG TS Evangelist Posts: 954   +273

    Unfortunately there isn't much 'merging', it feels more along the lines of force everything mobile into the desktop world, and get rid of desktop software and features.
     
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  4. Phillip Seni

    Phillip Seni TS Rookie Posts: 26

    because this is irrelevant: " with apps that work across platforms and only have to be purchased once."
     
  5. Teko03

    Teko03 TS Maniac Posts: 317   +115

    I'm sure you're completely aware of the fact that they're referring to Windows Phone Store apps & Windows Store apps. Legacy 86x applications will continue to co-exist for a VERY long time.
     
  6. avoidz

    avoidz TS Guru Posts: 457   +54

    I hope the two always remain in different realms.
     

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