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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  • Managing WOA

    Windows on ARMWith the recent news that Windows On ARM isn't going to support Active Directory, the question that immediately came up was "So if this is an enterprise tablet, how will I manage it?" It turns out that while Microsoft hasn't explicitly given us an answer, it's given us enough pointers that we can put together a credible device management scenario for WOA.

  • Windows 8: The Facts about ARM, Metro, and the Blue Stack

    Windows on ARMMany eyes will be focused on Barcelona on February 29, 2012 when Microsoft releases the Windows 8 Consumer Preview or what many are calling the beta version of the new platform. You’ve probably heard quite a bit about the Metro interface. It has design roots in Zune, Windows Media Center, and Windows Phone. It presents content-rich tiles and is designed to focus on a touch-first experience.

  • Windows 8 on ARM: Steven Sinofsky speaks

    Windows on ARMWindows 8 for ARM tablets will come out at the same time as Windows 8 for x86 PCs, if everything goes according to plan. Microsoft has released full details on Windows on ARM today. It will have the Windows desktop, with familiar apps like Explorer, Internet Explorer and the Windows Live apps, plus Office – but everything else will be Metro.

  • Building Windows for the ARM processor architecture

    Windows on ARMOne of the notable aspects of Microsoft Windows has been the flexibility the architecture has shown through shifts in technology and expansion of customer usage over time. What started out as an operating system for one person working solo with productivity software is now the foundation of a wide array of hardware and software technologies, a spectrum of connected Windows products, and an incredibly flexible approach to computing.

  • Windows 8 Frequently Asked Questions / Quick Guide

    Windows on ARMQ: What is Windows 8? - A: Windows 8 is the code name for the next version of Windows, while Windows Server 8 is the code name for the next version of Windows Server. Both follow Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows 8 is currently in development, the development started immediately after Windows 7.

  • Why Did Windows 8 Include ARM Support and What Does This Mean?

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft's new product, Windows 8, impressed the technology world when it announced that Windows 8 would include support for Advanced RISC Microprocessor (ARM) CPUs. To understand why Microsoft did this, we need to understand the comparative advantages of RISC vs CISC processors.

  • Windows 8's locked bootloaders: much ado about nothing, or the end of the world as we know it?

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft has published the hardware requirements that manufacturers must follow if they want to slap a "Designed for Windows 8" sticker onto their systems. In among many innocuous requirements - multitouch systems must support at least five points of touch, there must be at least 10 GB of free space available to the user, and more - are a set of requirements for Windows 8 systems' firmware.


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