What Is Windows 10 on ARM, and How is It Different From... - - Microsoft is working on a version of Windows 10 that will run on ARM hardware. Unlike Windows RT, the version of Windows 8 that powered the original Surface and...

Microsoft video shows Windows on ARM running full... - - Microsoft, in conjunction with Qualcomm, announced its intentions last December to bring full Windows 10 and x86 apps to mobile devices running on ARM processors, a...

Windows Server on ARM: It's happening - - There have been rumors for the past several years that Windows Server would be coming to ARM. - Today, March 8, that rumor became an acknowledged reality, Microsoft...

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  • How will ARM support impact Windows 10?

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft can be surprising at times. After ditching Windows RT, the software giant has announced that it is working with Qualcomm to bring ARM support to Windows 10. In practice, that means that we will see Snapdragon-powered machines running Microsoft's latest operating system which, and this is key, can run proper x86 software.

  • 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 Releases Windows 10 for the Internet of Things

    Windows on ARMAs announced several months ago, Windows 10 was designed to tackle more than just PCs, tablets, and smartphones, so today the company has introduced a slimmed-down version of the operating system that's designed to run on Internet of Things devices.

  • Windows RT will not be able to run Universal apps after Update 3 is released

    Windows on ARMIf you are a Windows developer, you will surely have heard Microsoft's new pitch: build Universal apps. The idea is that you can run your apps on any of the company's platforms with changes needed only to the UI, not to the underlying code base. But, if you are a Windows RT user, Universal apps signal the end of the road for your device.

  • Microsoft tests auto-updates to Windows RT 8.1

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is experimenting with automatic updates from Windows RT 8.0 to Windows RT 8.1, which would allow users to skip the Windows Store and still get the latest software.

  • Windows RT Tablets, x86 applications and Windows Server Remote Desktop Services. A better together Microsoft Experience

    Windows on ARMHello, Jeff ‘the dude’ Stokes back with a post to help you fully utilize that BYOD experience. That of course would be the Windows Surface RT and Windows Surface 2 tablets. They have a place and that place is Modern Apps. But what about legacy x86 apps you say? You can run those too via RemoteApp, and as Montell Jordan would say…this is how we do it.

  • Deploying Windows RT 8.1 - A Guide for Education

    Windows on ARMThis guide prescribes processes and provides a sample script framework that is specific to Windows RT device deployment in schools. It is based on observations from and work done at several schools deploying Surface devices.

  • FFmpeg for Windows RT

    Synergy for Windows RTFFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play pretty much anything that humans and machines have created. It supports the most obscure ancient formats up to the cutting edge. No matter if they were designed by some standards committee, the community or a corporation. It contains libavcodec, libavutil, libavformat, libavfilter, libavdevice, libswscale and libswresample which can be used by applications. As well as ffmpeg, ffserver, ffplay and ffprobe which can be used by end users for transcoding, streaming and playing

  • FileZilla for Windows RT

    Synergy for Windows RTFileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla include the following:

  • Unofficial Vine client app 'Bine' for Windows 8.1 and Windows RT receives update

    Windows on ARMLooking for a Vine client app for Windows 8.1 or Windows RT? Check out Bine. This app is simple, free, and lets you record, share, view and do more with the Vine social service. The Bine app also received a new update today, adding MarkedUp analytics support.

  • Yes, there is a way to enable the Surface Ethernet adapter on Windows RT 8.1

    Windows on ARMEarlier this week, we were tipped to a page on Microsoft's Surface website claiming that the official Surface Ethernet adapter could finally work on the Surface and Surface 2 tablets if they used Windows RT 8.1. Unfortunately, Microsoft later told us the information on that page was incorrect and removed that statement from the site.

  • Surface works with official Ethernet adapter thanks to Windows RT 8.1 [Update .... or not?]

    Windows on ARMIf you bought an original Surface tablet when it was first released in October 2012, you might have noticed that it did not have an Ethernet port. The tablet also didn't support any USB-based Ethernet adapters. There have been rumors that Microsoft was working on adding Ethernet drivers to Windows RT for the 8.1 release, but Microsoft never officially commented on those plans.

  • Tracing network activity on Windows RT

    Windows on ARMNetwork Monitoring software such as Microsoft Network Monitor, WireShark etc are well known troubleshooting tools to collect and analyze what is being sent/ received over the Network. Fiddler is yet another useful utility to monitor HTTP requests and response. These tools work very well on the traditional Windows operating system with the x86 or x64 architecture.

  • Upgrading Your Surface RT to Windows RT 8.1 RTM

    Windows on ARMI upgraded my Surface RT to Windows RT 8.1 RTM tonight. It's not as easy as a regular Windows 8.1 upgrade, and it has some risk associated with it. You could definitely brick your Surface if you do not do this properly. I am not responsible for bricked devices.

  • Surface RT battery drain issue with Windows RT 8.1 caused by Bluetooth being disabled

    Windows on ARMFor those of you who are running Windows RT 8.1 Preview on your Surface RT, you might have experienced an issue where your battery would drain out quickly. This is a known issue and Microsoft has offered a temporary workaround until the final version of Windows RT 8.1 is released.

  • External Ethernet support coming to Microsoft Surface RTs

    Windows on ARMFrom the "there's good news and bad news" department, here are a couple of updates about Microsoft's Surface RT. Let's start with the bad. (Just because there's been so little bad news on the Surface RT front, as of late. Ahem.)

  • Surface RT Users: No Ethernet For You!

    Windows on ARMTipped off to an official Surface Ethernet adapter I wasn’t previously aware of, I figured that Microsoft had finally gotten it right because, after all, no existing Ethernet adapters work on Surface RT. But it turns out the joke is on me, and on all Surface RT users: Even Microsoft’s official Surface Ethernet adapter does not work with Surface RT.

  • More Windows 8.1 features discovered in WinRT?

    Windows on ARMIn December, a Nokia employee named Justin Angel wrote a post on his personal blog that claimed he found a way to turn the free trial versions of Windows 8 Modern apps into their full versions without paying for them. This week, Angel is back again, this time with a new post that claims he has found what could be new features in Microsoft's upcoming free Windows 8.1 update.

  • More support for Windows RT, this time from Nvidia

    Windows on ARMComputerworld - Nvidia will continue manufacturing Tegra ARM-based processors for Windows RT tablets despite sluggish early sales of the devices, making the same commitment that Qualcomm has made, an Nvidia executive said Wednesday.

  • 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.


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