Sunday, 11 December 2016

Microsoft to give away Windows for free to device makers

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 03 April 14

Software giant in radical strategic departure as it takes the wraps off Windows 8.1.

If you can't beat them, join them. That's the attitude Microsoft adopted this week when it announced in front of an audience of software developers that it is making its Windows operating system available for free to mobile device makers. The decision brings software giant in line with Google, which makes its Android OS available to device makers for no charge…

If you can't beat them, join them. That's the attitude Microsoft adopted this week when it announced in front of an audience of software developers that it is making its Windows operating system available for free to mobile device makers. The decision brings software giant in line with Google, which makes its Android OS available to device makers for no charge…

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