MS Rolls Out New OS . . . and it’s 100% Linux (what the hey!???)

More and more change at MS.    They have rejected using the Windows OS code and kernel to run their new “SphereOS” which is designed for IoT MCU’s (internet of things microcontrollers).

Here’s a good video and link to the detailed article:

SphereOS for Iot MCU’s

Computing Usage by Device Types . .

To Summarize:   

  • Mobile Phones are dominant . . and still growing,
  • Laptops are used by about half of all Americans and growth is flat,
  • Desktops are in serious decline,
  • Tablets are used by about one third of Americans, but growth is trending up,
  • About a third of all Americans have a smart TV and trend is still rising.

Gizmodo Blog re Spread of Computing Devices