Windows RT 64-bit

  • The importance of ARM64 to the Universal Windows Platform

    Windows on ARMSomeone once told me that if everyone has one feature that they really care about and want to see, mine would be ARM64 support for UWP apps. This isn't true, as anyone who knows me knows that it was always OneDrive placeholders, but ARM64 is something that I've tried to stay on top of, since it makes absolutely no sense that a developer can't compile an ARM64 UWP app.

  • Microsoft says it has nothing to share on ARM64 support for UWP

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft held a Community Standup with Kevin Gallo today, where he discussed what's coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK, along with other things that are coming soon. When asked about ARM64 support for UWP, Gallo didn't have an answer, saying the following:

  • Windows 10 on ARM bits show up on Microsoft servers

    Windows on ARMWindows 10 on ARM devices are set to launch later this year, potentially in time for the holidays. A recent build of Windows 10 had a number of files related to Windows 10 on ARM (ARM64), and it seems like Microsoft has already started uploading ARM64 builds of Windows 10 for Windows Update.

  • Microsoft's x86 on ARM64 emulation: A Windows 10 'Redstone 3' Fall 2017 feature

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is planning to enable x86 on ARM64 emulation in Windows 10 by Fall 2017 with its 'Redstone 3' release, sources say, thanks to codename 'Cobalt.'- Since January 2016 (and maybe before), there's been talk that Microsoft was working on bringing x86 emulation to ARM processors. Sources of mine are now saying that this capability is coming to Windows 10, though not until "Redstone 3" in the Fall of 2017.

  • How would a Windows RT & Windows Phone convergence work?

    Windows on ARMThere are a lot of rumors going around that Microsoft might eventually merge Windows RT with the Windows Phone operating system. In many ways this makes sense. Both are designed for the ARM processors while full Windows 8.x is still designed for the x86/x64 processors of the PC world.

  • New boot firmware a step toward 64-bit Windows RT

    Windows on ARMA standards organization has created a boot environment for tablets and PCs that could potentially run a 64-bit version of Windows RT.

  • ARM, Microsoft collaborating on 64-bit Windows version

    Windows on ARMIDG News Service - ARM is working with Microsoft to tune the Windows OS to work on processors based on ARM's 64-bit architecture, an ARM official said this week. Ian Forsyth, program manager at ARM, could not comment on a specific release date for the 64-bit version of Windows for ARM processors, but said ARM is continuously working with software partners to add 64-bit support.

  • Building Windows 8 Apps Is the Same for ARM and x86

    Windows on ARMOne of the main focuses Microsoft has announced for the next flavor of its desktop client, Windows 8, is the availability of a consistent experience across all devices. That also includes the development of applications for Windows on ARM, which is now to be the same as when it comes to building apps for x86 architectures.

  • ARM Leads March to 64-bit Tablets, Smartphones

    Windows on ARMARM's new 64-bit ARMv8 architecture could be used in tablets and smartphones in a few years, which could help deliver better performance when running demanding applications such as video, analysts said on Thursday.

  • ARM Welcomes Windows with 64-bit Chips for Desktops and Servers

    Windows on ARMOn Thursday, ARM took the wraps off its long awaited 64-bit version of the ARM instruction set architecture (ISA). Called ARMv8, the new extensions will put ARM squarely in competition with Intel in the server and desktop markets. It’s important to note that ARM’s move to 64 bits isn’t about performance - rather, it’s strictly about giving ARM-based platforms the ability to cleanly and efficiently address more than 4GB of usable memory.

  • ARM's 64-bit ambitions spell more trouble for Intel and AMD

    Windows on ARMARMv8 will extend the company's ecosystem of energy-efficient, secure chips to the enterprise by 2014 - In a move that should add a few more drops of perspiration to furrowed brows at Intel and AMD, ARM today unveiled details of its ARMv8 architecture, which will extend its ecosystem into the 64-bit world of enterprise computing, perhaps gaining footing in Windows environments.

  • With Windows 8, x86 CPUs Will Lose Ground to ARM

    Windows on ARMWindows 8 is expected to catalyze a shift on the microprocessor (MPU) market, negatively impacting the adoption of traditional x86 CPUs, but nourishing strong growth for ARM processors. IHS iSuppli forecasts that Intel’s x86 architecture, which includes both 32-bit and 64-bit central procession units, will take a hit, uptake-wise, following the launch of Windows 7’s successor, with the market share of ARM chips exploding in the next four years.


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