Engadget writes, "We know, you're probably eager to brush off yet another "embedded" operating system, but here at Computex, Microsoft is giving the naysayers a reason to think twice with the official debut of Windows Embedded Compact 7. Showcased across a number of handhelds and slates at the company's monstrous booth, the public community technology preview of the new OS is being made, with the goal to get this onto lightweight devices that either aren't powerful enough for a full-fledged copy of Windows 7, or are simply aimed at a different market."
Microsoft has made it easy for iPhone users to check their mobile updates on Windows-enabled computers.
Microsoft's next-generation storage API for PC games might be kind of a mess. Taking a look at the news around the DirectStorage implementation in Forspoken and what it might mean for the API going forward.