Microsoft reportedly shelves Windows 10X, its Chrome OS competitor

May 09, 2021

By Napier Lopez

Windows 10X, Microsoft‘s Chrome OS competitor that was announced in 2019 alongside the Surface Neo, has apparently been shelved, according to a report from Petri. While it’s not clear if Microsoft has completely abandoned the project, it’s not arriving this year and the “company has shifted resources to Windows 10 and 10X is on the back burner,” according to Petri’s sources. Microsoft has a long and messy history of trying to make ‘light’ versions of Windows that are optimized for mobile devices. First was the awful Windows RT, the Windows 8-era OS optimized for ARM processors, and then Windows 10 S…

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