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  • Qualcomm and Microsoft to Provide Developers with Snapdragon-Based Windows on ARM Test PCs

    Windows on ARMBARCELONA, Spain – February 29, 2012 – Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its Snapdragon™ processor will be joining Microsoft Corp.’s Windows on ARM developer seeding program. Qualcomm is working with Microsoft to provide test PCs to select developers in order to test and optimize apps for forthcoming Snapdragon-powered Windows on ARM PCs and tablets.

  • WOA! Windows 8 on ARM Revealed

    Windows on ARMThis week, after over a year of silence in the face of persistent and understandable questions from customers, tech enthusiasts and the press, Microsoft finally revealed more about its plans for Windows 8 on ARM or, as the company now calls it, WOA. I'm grateful that Microsoft answered a ton of questions about this release. There are, however, a few more questions too.

  • Windows 8 on Tablets Powered by NVIDIA, Qualcomm, and TI

    Windows on ARMWindows 8, the first version of the desktop client to arrive with enhancements meant for mobile devices and with expanded support for touchscreens, will also be the first to be loaded on ARM architectures. Dubbed WOA (Windows on ARM), the platform will offer the same features and capabilities that Windows 8 will offer when loaded on x86/64 architectures.

  • Windows 8 on ARM: Rearchitecting for new hardware

    Windows on ARMWe’ve already discussed the software distribution changes that are going in to the ARM versions of Windows 8; this post will focus on hardware. Windows 8 on ARM (WOA hereafter) has been built in close cooperation with Texas Instruments, Qualcomm, and Nvidia.

  • Windows 8 Demoed on LTE-Capable Snapdragon S4 Tablet

    Windows on ARMThe first tablet PCs to arrive on shelves running Windows 8 have started to trickle in, unveiling great capabilities and features. Some of these would be powered by Qualcomm processors, and the chipmaker took its time to showcase devices at the recently ended 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

  • Windows 8 on ARM: You can look but you can't touch

    Windows on ARMIDG News Service - For a touch-based interface it was awfully hard to get hold of. Microsoft's Windows 8 OS was shown on a handful of prototype ARM-based tablets at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, but almost no one was allowed to try it out.

  • Windows 8 ARM version could ship late, says ARM head

    Windows on ARMWindows 8 will have a version that runs on x86 processors such as those made by Intel and AMD. Microsoft's next PC operating system will also have a version that will run on processors based on designs created by UK-based ARM. Companies like Qualcomm, Texas Instruments and NVIDIA have all pledged to make ARM-based chips that will run Windows 8.

  • Windows 8 demoed on Qualcomm-based tablet

    Windows on ARMWindows 8 has already been shown running on Intel-based latops and tablets during CES 2012 but today a press event showed Microsoft's next operating system being demoed on a tablet running Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 processor. SlashGear reports that the demo occured during Qualcomm's CES 2012 press conference, held just before the exhibit hall opened to attendees..

  • Qualcomm CEO Lauds Microsoft Windows 8 For Mobile

    Windows on ARMMobile chipmaker Qualcomm (QCOM) sees Microsoft's (MSFT) upcoming Windows 8 operating system for ARM-based processors as a big opportunity.

  • Windows 8 on ARM - dailywireless.org

    Windows on ARMQualcomm today announced that it is collaborating with Microsoft to demonstrate pre-release Windows 8 on Snapdragon S4 processors with LTE connectivity. Demonstrated on the AT&T 4G LTE network for the first time, Windows 8 powered by Snapdragon with LTE and 3G/4G wireless, Qualcomm says it's Snapdragon S4 enables lower power consumption with Windows 8-based PCs including tablets, convertibles and notebooks with wireless broadband speeds.

  • Qualcomm Shows Off Windows 8 Tablet With Its Snapdragon Chips

    Windows on ARMQualcomm Inc.'s (QCOM) chief executive on Tuesday demonstrated a Qualcomm-powered tablet running Microsoft Corp.'s (MSFT) Windows 8 operating system and using 4G technology, part of the chip maker's move to expand into rival Intel Corp.'s (INTC) territory.

  • AT&T to show off Windows 8 LTE tablet next week

    Windows on ARMEarlier this week we pointed out that AT&T and Nokia would be teaming up to support Windows Phone developers. After digging a bit deeper, it looks like AT&T is going big with a Windows 8 Qualcomm powered LTE tablet according to their developer summit schedule, (via mobiletechworld.com).

  • Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad X1 Hybrid Laptop Packing Secondary ARM SoC

    Windows on ARMEarlier today, Lenovo has announced the new ThinkPad X1 Hybrid laptop that was designed to sport a secondary operating system and an ARM-based Qualcomm SoC in order to deliver up to 10 hours of battery life to its users

  • Qualcomm to Lead ARM in War Against Intel With New Laptop Chips

    Windows on ARMThe war between Intel Corp. (INTC) and the alliance of chipmakers using ARM Holdings, Plc.'s (LON:ARM) titular core designs is heating up. Intel is the world's largest personal computer CPU maker, while ARM Holdings is the largest core licenser on the general CPU market, which includes everything from the chip in your dishwasher to automotive CPUs. The stage is set for the pair to duke it out at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show.

  • Microsoft lets chip makers pick Windows 8 ARM partners

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is taking the unusual step of letting ARM processor designers choose their own partners for Windows 8 systems, part suppliers stated Monday. NVIDIA, Qualcomm, and Texas Instruments were each being told to pick one major and one minor partner, Digitimes understood. Among the major partners, NVIDIA had picked Lenovo, Qualcomm had chosen Samsung, and TI had selected Toshiba.

  • BIOS player Phoenix Technologies launching new solution for Windows 8

    Windows on ARMBIOS player Phoenix Technologies has recently announced its latest Phoenix SCT 2.2 solution to assist its PC partners to develop systems based on Windows 8, according to the company. Currently, American Megatrends (AMI) is dominating in the desktop BIOS market, with Insyde Software and Phoenix accounting for 55% and 45% of the notebook BIOS market, respectively.

  • Taiwan vendors to play minor role in Windows On Arm development

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft has recently decided the downstream partners for its development of the Windows on Arm (WOA) platform with Taiwan-based vendors only invited to play minor roles in the project, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

  • Windows Tablets Get Quad-Core Chips

    Windows on ARMQualcomm has promised that its quad-core Snapdragon chips, designed to run Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system, will appear in tablets in the second half of next year. The quad-core chips will be part of the Snapdragon S4 product line and are based on ARM architecture. The S4 chips, which will include single-core and dual-core options, will run at clock speeds between 1.5GHz and 2.5GHz.

  • ARM-Based Windows 8 Notebooks in Mid-2013?

    Windows on ARMUnnamed sources within notebook vendors are reporting that the Windows on ARM platform (Windows 8 + ARM-based SoC) is expected to make its official debut towards the end of 2012. Actual products may not enter the notebook sector until June 2013, and will likely be powered by Nvidia and Qualcomm ARM-based processors used in notebooks from Asus, Lenovo and other vendors.

  • Windows-on-ARM platform to join notebook competition in June 2013

    Windows on ARMWindows on ARM (WoA), a combination of Windows 8 and ARM-based processors, is expected to make an official appearance at the end of 2012 and will try to compete in the notebook market as soon as June 2013, according to sources from notebook vendors.


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