• Windows 10 on ARM: What is it and How Does it Differ From Windows 10 on Traditional PCs?

    Windows on ARMWindows RT for ARM may have been a resounding failure but, Microsoft never stopped trying to put its ubiquitous PC operating system on RISC (reduced instruction set computers) devices. With the launch of Windows 10 on ARM, the Redmond-based software giant will now hope to finally get a foothold in a market thus far dominated by Google and Apple with Android and iOS respectively.

  • Windows 10 PCs Powered by Snapdragon 845 Chip Launching in Second Half of 2018

    Windows on ARMWindows 10 on ARM is a real thing now and the first device will see daylight in just a few months. - Even though Qualcomm has already announced the Snapdragon 845 chip, the first Windows 10 on ARM devices, also referred to as Always Connected PCs, will be powered by the Snapdragon 835, a chip that debuted earlier this year on the Samsung Galaxy S8.

  • What’s the benefit of Windows on ARM for the Enterprise?

    Windows on ARMLast week, I was at the Snapdragon Summit in Maui where the company announced several new products including a few laptops that run Windows that are based on an ARM processor. The devices, one by ASUS and the other by HP, are a glimpse into the future of computing but both the vendors and Microsoft have a lot of work ahead of them.

  • 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 10 on ARM PCs Do Not Support Fast and Wireless Charging

    Windows on ARMAlways Connected PCs are now a real thing, as Microsoft officially unveiled the Windows on ARM project with help from HP and ASUS. And while these PCs are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor, which is also available on mobile devices, not the full feature set is being offered, as the chipset has been specifically optimized for desktop computers.

  • What Is Windows 10 on ARM, and How Is It Different?

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft just launched a version of Windows 10 that will run on low-powered ARM hardware. Unlike Windows RT, the version of Windows 8 that powered the original Surface and Surface 2, this is a full version of Windows 10 with an emulation layer that allows it to run traditional desktop apps from outside the Windows Store.

  • Hands on with the Snapdragon 835-powered HP Envy x2

    Windows on ARMAt its Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii today, Qualcomm brought its partners onstage to announce the first Snapdragon 835-powered Windows 10 PCs. Alongside the ASUS NovaGo, HP unveiled the Envy x2. I got to spend some time with the latter, and it's an interesting device.

  • Microsoft unveils the first Always Connected ARM-powered Windows 10 PCs

    Windows on ARMToday, at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit, Microsoft and Qualcomm officially unveiled the first ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops. These devices, referred to as Always Connected PCs, are always on, always connected (via LTE), and promise "incredible" battery life. How incredible? Well, depending on how much you use them, you could see around 22 hours of active use/a month of standby between charges.

  • New Windows 10 on ARM benchmarks show up; this time for an ASUS laptop

    Windows on ARMWith Windows on ARM PCs right around the corner now, benchmarks are starting to appear online, and they're not too exciting. This time, it's a 13-inch laptop from ASUS that's shown up (via WinFuture), codenamed TP370QL.

  • Microsoft claims Windows 10 ARM battery life will be a ‘game-changer’ for laptops

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft first unveiled its plans for ARM-powered Windows laptops last year. The new devices will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor, and will support traditional desktop apps thanks to an emulator in Windows 10. While Qualcomm previously promised laptops before the end of the year, we haven’t heard much about them yet. Asus, HP, and Lenovo are all preparing devices, and it seems like battery life will be a key selling point.

  • Windows 10 on ARM is NOT Windows RT all over again

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft and Qualcomm are moving forward with their Windows 10 on ARM initiative, which is expected to debut publicly in late in 2017 with new devices from HP, ASUS, and Lenovo. Taking Windows 10 from the Intel processors to the ones found in high-end smartphones is one of the biggest, most substantial jumps in modern computing history, because it opens the floodgates to new always-connected consumer experiences.

  • What Is Windows 10 on ARM, and How is It Different From Windows RT?

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft 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 Surface 2, this will be a full version of Windows 10 with an emulation layer that allows it to run traditional desktop apps from outside the Windows Store.

  • Asus, HP, and Lenovo are building Win10 PCs with Snapdragon 835 chips

    Windows on ARMQualcomm has announced that the first ARM-based mobile PCs running Windows 10 are on the way. Asus, HP, and Lenovo are the first device makers to confirm they’re working on ARM-based Windows 10 computers. And according to Qualcomm, all of those upcoming device will be fanless computers.

  • Microsoft and Qualcomm announce Always Connected Windows 10 'Mobile PCs' with Snapdragon 835

    Windows on ARMIn December, Microsoft and Qualcomm announced a partnership to launch a new generation of "cellular PCs" with ARM-based processors, running the full version of Windows 10. They said that these new devices would be "able to run "x86 Win32 and universal Windows apps, including Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and popular Windows games."

  • Microsoft video shows Windows on ARM running full Windows 10 and x86 apps

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft, 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 feature that was expected to make its debut in the Redstone 3 update (officially titled the Fall Creators Update). Coming through on its promise, the Redmond giant showed off Windows on ARM at its Build developer conference today.

  • Microsoft Could Launch Surface Laptop Running Windows 10 on ARM

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft and Qualcomm announced in late 2016 Windows 10 on ARM, a new project that brings the full version of the desktop operating system on ARM chips like the Snapdragon.

  • Snapdragon 835-Powered Windows 10 Laptops To Launch In Q4

    Windows on ARMBy the fourth quarter of 2017, Microsoft and Qualcomm would launch Windows 10 laptops powered by Snapdragon 835 processors. It would be Microsoft’s second try at bringing Windows into ARM-based hardware. The first attempt, Windows RT, was a failure.

  • Windows 10 on ARM to Launch in Q4 2017

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft and Qualcomm announced Windows 10 on ARM in late 2016, with the two companies promising new devices developed with this emulation technology to see daylight this year. And now Qualcomm’s CEO Steve Mollenkopf has revealed that the first PCs running Windows 10 on ARM chips are projected to launch in the fourth quarter.

  • Windows 10 Creators Update Brings Cortana on the Raspberry Pi

    Windows on ARMThe Windows 10 Creators Update brought plenty of improvements for consumers and enterprises, but there are lot of new features for developers as well. And one of them is support for Cortana on the Raspberry Pi 3.

  • The Revolution Begins: Snapdragon 835 Device Runs Windows 10 and Android 7

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft and Qualcomm announced in late 2016 one of the most ambitious projects since the release of Windows 10: the full version of the desktop operating system on ARM processors, with the Snapdragon 835 said to be the first chip to bring this to production.


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