Microsoft allows Windows 10 desktop version for smartphones running




Microsoft has Continuum for Phones home work. This makes it possible for a smartphone with Windows 10 to transform into a desktop system. To activate this feature, the smartphone must be connected to a larger screen.

During Build developer conference Microsoft showed that Continuum is made suitable for use on smartphones. The software ensures that there can be to the desktop version of Windows 10 switches when connecting the smartphone to a larger screen. Applications then have the ability to scale it automatically.

Developers can ensure that their applications are suitable for Continuum by programming them so that they are scalable. The control can also be adjusted if it switches to the desktop version. Microsoft makes available for this purpose tools. It is not the first time that Microsoft shows an application of Continuum. The software existed before the switch from tablet to desktop mode or vice versa. This can be done automatically, for example, when connecting a keyboard and mouse.

During Build, Microsoft also announced that there are tools available for Android and iOS applications to run on Windows 10. Smartphones get with the Android operating system a special subsystem to run the apps.


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