Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd Feb 2012 23:07 UTC, submitted by ronaldst
Windows This is the kind of news just tailor-made for OSNews. After 16 years of trusty service, the venerable Windows CE will be history as far as Microsoft's mobile operating system offering goes - the next major version of Windows Phone will use the NT kernel from Windows 8. As a heavy former Windows PocketPC Mobile CE Ultimate SP2 Edition user, this makes me sad. As a fan of the NT kernel, this makes me happy.
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not entirely true...
by poundsmack on Thu 2nd Feb 2012 23:39 UTC
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" After 16 years of trusty service, the venerable Windows CE will be history as far as Microsoft's mobile operating system offering goes..."

In high end phones we will be seeing the Windows NT kernel, but NOT in most low power embedded stuff. that will still be using the real time kernel of WinCE. And that's going to be that way likely forever (which in computer years could be weeks, months, or years...)

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