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Microsoft to bring New One-for-All Platform by 2015?

Microsoft Corp.’s some of the massively popular platforms such as the Windows Phones, Xbox and Windows Tablet devices could soon come united under one single ecosystem, at least that’s what it seems like from the claims made in the company’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).

In the past few months, Microsoft has been consistently making renovations at least in the visual interfaces across some of its more popular platforms using the Metro UI styling. And, as far as new revelations are concerned, the company may soon dump its Windows OS for good, and embrace an entirely new and one-for-all platform by 2015.

Andy Lees, the president of Microsoft Windows Phone Division, announced at the WPC event that the company was very much looking forward to introduce one “single ecosystem” for all its phones, tablets, PCs and even TVs.

Mr. Lee also claimed that the company’s strategy was not restricted to just enhancing the compatibility aspect of its phone and tablet devices, and is aimed at the larger picture of providing consistency and coherency across the PC, the TV, the phone, and especially with Xbox.

“You can have full PC compute power available in whatever form factor you like. We won’t have an ecosystem for PCs, and one for phones, and one for tablets — they’ll all come together,” Lees said as SlashGear reports (opens in new tab).

Ravi Mandalia

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