Evleaks knows something mind-blowing about Microsoft and/or Windows, but he won't tell

Evleaks knows something mind-blowing about Microsoft and/or Windows, but he won't tell
When leakster extraordinaire Evan Blass speaks, we listen. As he has a better than average track record, many of the leaks and info he spills turn out to be the real deal. That's one of the reasons why one of Mr. Blass' most recent tweets has certainly sparked our attention. Not only because it reveals some saucy new rumor or leak, but due to the lack of any specific info. Blass' original tweet says "I know something that's going to blow your minds, Windows faithful", and this is undoubtedly as mysterious as it gets!

We can come up with  a couple of theories based on @evleaks' enigmatic message. First of all, @evleaks once again reminds us that he might have better inside information than all of us, as we've hardly heard anything "mind-blowing" about Microsoft's plans recently. 

Secondly, and we're venturing into the realm of speculations here, Microsoft is attending MWC 2016 - call it wishful thinking at best, but we feel if any light will be ever shed on said Windows-related "mind-blowing" fact, it might happen during Redmond's endeavors at MWC 2016.

No, we're not expecting a new Windows 10 flagship smartphone, as the Lumia 950/950 XL got launched not that long ago, and @evleaks' tweet doesn't exactly sound like a regular device leak. On the contrary, we feel like something way more interesting is going on behind the scenes, and we certainly can't wait for more info on the matter...

Still, if Evan Blass knows something about that Surface Phone, we'd love to listen!


Evleaks knows something mind-blowing about Microsoft and/or Windows, but he won't tell

source: @evleaks via WMPoweruser

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41 Comments

1. Michael.Parker

Posts: 273; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

If they're not announcing Windows on ARM CPUs I'm not interested.

5. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

That'll be the same old joke WP has been...nothing mind blowing about that.

6. Hitokage

Posts: 103; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

Windows exists on ARM, it's called Windows RT. It's relatively pointless, because while Windows itself can run on ARM, 95% of actual programs written for Windows will not. New programs/programs that still see frequent updates may run on an ARM port of Windows, but legacy programs- such as a game like Morrowind- wouldn't work, and the vast majority of things won't ever see an update to run on ARM

14. Michael.Parker

Posts: 273; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

They already promised Windows on Raspberry Pi but all they gave is Windows IOT which means nothing to most.

16. Podrick

Posts: 1284; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Windows on ARM with legacy Win32 programs compatibility! Would be awesome if that happens somehow!

20. Bernoulli

Posts: 4359; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Because specs dictate performance right? It's never like that, think about it, just because you have a small guy doesn't mean you can't deliver, same concept applies, it's not about the size but how you use it.

39. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3106; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

It's not the size of the dog in the fight. It's the size of the fight in the dog.

2. hemedans

Posts: 750; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

Surface phone? Core M smartphone?

31. htcisthebest

Posts: 435; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

It's not about surface phone and core M phone. Read this: https://twitter.com/evleaks/status/697769400808710153?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

3. Martineverest

Posts: 521; Member since: Oct 27, 2015

The king is coming. ...... Surface phone, Xbox phone, ,xbox pad,holophone, Xbox vr ?

4. Unordinary unregistered

Invading user privacy as bad as Google?

8. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Neh, apple already does a much worse job at that by being less transparent about what their services do as you use them...nothing mind blowing about just doing it as bad as google.

17. Podrick

Posts: 1284; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

It sucks that every company nowadays are jumping on this spying bandwagon. No privacy anymore unless your cut your internet connection altogether. And the governments of most maybe all countries, instead of protecting user data, are the biggest privacy invaders themselves.

40. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

You don't get what you want for free without paying the price of privacy...deal with it. Or go back to the old days of paying 120+ for windows software etc.

7. madbmd

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

HoloLens, that's why it would be mind-blowing...

22. Bernoulli

Posts: 4359; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Thought about it too, I want my hololens already!

9. fonelover

Posts: 255; Member since: Mar 19, 2015

May be Microsoft is closing their phone business, that is definitely mind blowing.

30. NexusKoolaid

Posts: 493; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

No Mr. Anderson, it is simply... inevitable.

11. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

A forked "Windows" version of Android... Ok, no.

12. haikallp

Posts: 319; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Mindblowing. Think they'll shift over to android for thier phones.

13. Unordinary unregistered

I hope so

15. volcano

Posts: 348; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

that would be interesting to see

27. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Read the complete tweet.

38. garciano unregistered

just a haters point of view you bored little man!

18. Podrick

Posts: 1284; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Why do all people want Windows Mobile OS to die and Microsoft to jump to Android? Competition is best for us users. Gives us more choice.

19. pureviewuser

Posts: 501; Member since: Nov 11, 2012

Surface phone with hololens compatibility.

21. Bernoulli

Posts: 4359; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

#Lumia1040

23. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Microsoft is building a android handset?

33. htcisthebest

Posts: 435; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

Or Volkswagen dieselgate?

24. donno

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 18, 2015

Final Windows 10 Mobile?

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