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  • Windows on ARM PCs use a different Snapdragon 835 chipset than phones

    Windows on ARMYesterday was the first day of Qualcomm's Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii, where the company brought its partners on stage for a range of announcements. AMD took to the stage to announce that its partners will be producing Always Connected PCs with AMD processors and Qualcomm modems, but HP and ASUS also announced the first Snapdragon 835-powered Windows 10 PCs.

  • Windows Weekly 496 - The ARMs Have It

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is bringing Windows 10 desktop to ARM. This is not Windows RT; it's full Windows 10, plus an emulation layer allowing Win32 apps to work on 64-bit ARM.

  • Microsoft and Qualcomm to bring full Windows 10 and x86 desktop apps to mobile devices

    Windows on ARMLast month, details emerged of Microsoft's plans to bring emulation for x86 apps to Windows 10 Mobile smartphones. Those efforts were rumored to debut in Microsoft's 'Redstone 3' update in late 2017, and were said to be in development under the codename 'Cobalt'.

  • Report: Microsoft Surface Phone Prototype Runs Snapdragon 835, Supports x86 Apps

    Windows on ARMEveryone in the Windows Phone community hopes to see Microsoft launching the eagerly-anticipated Surface Phone next year, and according to a recent report, work on the project advances nicely and the company is indeed on track to unveil the device with Redstone 3 in the fall of 2017

  • 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.

  • Microsoft: Skype app will stop working on Windows Phone and Windows RT in "early 2017"

    Windows on ARMA few weeks ago, Microsoft announced that it would soon be dropping Skype support for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 devices, along with several older versions of rival operating systems.

  • Hacker gets Windows RT 8.1 PE running on unreleased Lumia 650 XL

    Windows on ARMThe Microsoft Lumia 650 XL was never released, but numerous leaks have been revealed to the public with some claiming it’s the Lumia 650 XL and some it’s the Lumia 850. The cancelled release of the phone didn’t stop hacker Calyx Hikari from successfully running Windows RT 8.1 PE on the device.

  • A developer is working to bring Windows 10 Mobile to the Surface RT

    Windows on ARMWhen Microsoft announced that Windows 10 would be available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 devices, owners of those devices running Windows RT were understandably frustrated by the news that they would not be offered an upgrade path to the new OS. Instead, the company released Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 in September, adding a Windows 10-style Start menu for those devices, but little else.

  • Microsoft could be working on bringing Windows 10 desktop to ARM chips

    Windows on ARMA while ago, Microsoft released Windows RT for devices with ARM chips. Windows RT wasn’t successful for the company, and existing Windows RT devices didn’t receive the Windows 10 upgrade either. Now, it seems like Microsoft isn’t done with Windows on ARM chips.

  • Windows Phone Device Hacked to Run Windows RT

    Windows on ARMThey say Windows RT has no future in Microsoft's vision, so the tablet-oriented operating system is pretty much dead after the latest update released in September this year.

  • Windows RT: Did it really die? Absolutely not and here's why

    Windows on ARMThere's no need to ask for a show of hands. To get a sense of how long the Windows RT hate-train is, you can just spend a few minutes Googling. A few weeks ago when Microsoft let loose that official Windows RT devices, like the Surface 2, were not getting Windows 10 in any proper shape, the anti-RT chorus cheered that they have been finally vindicated.

  • Windows 10 Technical Preview for ARM tablets, smartphones will only come next year

    Windows on ARMWhen Microsoft took the wraps off Windows 10, the software giant informed us that its latest operating system, which officially launches next year, will run on all sorts of devices, including PCs, smartphones and tablets, and feature a unified app store. Both are firsts, as, so far, there was a Windows to suit everything: one for ARM tablets, one for PCs, one for embedded devices, one for smartphones and so on. Of course, the Server editions will not go away, but that's to be expected.

  • Windows 9 on ARM could kill the desktop, merge Windows Phone and Windows RT

    Windows on ARMSurface 2 buyers and other Windows RT tablet owners may be left out of the fun when Microsoft reveals Windows Threshold (a.k.a. Windows 9) at the end of September, as the tipped release is said to be for PCs and tablets built around traditional x86 processors alone, according to a recent report. But when the next generation of Windows does make its way to ARM processor-powered devices, it could provide a startling—and welcome—glimpse at a post-desktop future for Microsoft's "Universal Windows" concept.

  • Microsoft CEO Confirms that Threshold will Merge Windows RT and Windows Phone

    Windows on ARMWe finally have an official admission from Microsoft on what its plans are for Windows Phone and Windows RT. Windows RT in particular has come under quite a bit of scrutiny, and a new device hasn’t been released or announced in 10 months, so it’s great to see confirmation of the OS’s future. streamline the next version of Windows from three operating systems into one single converged operating system.”

  • What we know about Windows Phone 8.1 so far

    Windows on ARMIn late-October 2012 Microsoft released Windows Phone 8. Today, it is still the latest available iteration, more than a year after its arrival. Some would say its feature set was outdated when it launched, more so now as both rivals, Android and iOS, have been improved multiple times since, pushing them further ahead of Microsoft's own competitor.

  • Microsoft Releasing Windows Phone 8.1 Around June/August, “Developer” Preview Will Arrive Earlier

    Windows on ARMBad news for Windows Phone users, as new info on the release of the next major update for Microsoft's mobile operating system has just emerged and things are not looking as good as we originally thought.

  • Windows Phone 8.1 leak reveals more features, ties to Windows RT

    Windows on ARMMore than a year after its launch, Windows Phone 8 will finally get its first major update in the form of Windows Phone 8.1. Now that the update's release is imminent, developers have started getting their hands on the new version's software development kit, and they're reporting on the improvements Microsoft has made.

  • Mobile windows rt Microsoft windows phone Leaked Windows Phone 8.1 SDK Points To Impending Merger Between The Mobile OS And Windows RT

    Windows on ARMA leaker took to Reddit earlier today and listed details of Microsoft’s coming Windows Phone 8.1 surfaced through early access to the update’s software development kit (SDK).

  • Microsoft drops a bomb on Android: Windows Phone and Windows RT may be free

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is taking dead aim at Android, considering giving away Windows Phone and Windows RT for free to device makers in the hope of getting big market share. Will the ploy work, or is it a sign of desperation?

  • Microsoft considers free versions of Windows Phone and Windows RT to battle Android

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is considering making Windows Phone and Windows RT available free of charge to device makers. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans have revealed to The Verge that free future versions are under serious consideration by OS chief Terry Myerson.


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