Longer lasting Haswell ultrabooks are coming with Windows Blue.
Intel's upcoming Haswell chip will be tied to new technology coming with Windows Blue, according to a source close to Microsoft.
Haswell, due in June, is the next-generation mainstream Intel processor that will power ultrabooks and a variety of hybrids that straddle tablet and laptop designs.
Intel's silicon-level Haswell technology will result in "the single largest generation-to-generation battery life improvement in Intel history," according to a recent statement from Intel CEO Paul Otellni.
But Windows Blue -- an update to Windows 8 that is expected to deliver … Read more