Microsoft preps Windows-based kitchen client
Microsoft is beginning work on the first of what it plans to make a family of customized Windows platforms designed for specific rooms around the home.
The Ã¢â‚¬Å“Kitchen ClientÃ¢â‚¬Â software will extend the Windows operating system and integrate with current and future Windows Live services, according to sources close to the company. It sounds, from what I can tell, more like an add-on layer than a whole new version of Windows.
Among the features Microsoft is planning to make part of its forthcoming kitchen computing environment are a family calendar, recipe center, entertainment features and a shared bulletin board, sources added.
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