Microsoft goes back to the future with MS-DOS for smartphones

April 1, 2015


Windows 10 is heading to select smartphones this summer, but Microsoft has been working on an alternative OS for their devices, apparently: MS-DOS mobile. This isn’t just a video ruse and some clever screenshots though. It’s a real thing you can install on your phone.

Not as an OS, mind you, but they have made a real app that you can load onto your phone. Just grab it from the Store and fire it up, and you’ll be greeted by a classic MS-DOS boot sequence — which even “loads” himem and searches for your SoundBlaster.

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