Microsoft's Windows RT isn't dead...yet - - The software giant says it's working on an update for the versions of its Surface tablet that used an ARM-based chip. But it will only have some of the functionality...

What's the future of Microsoft's ARM-based tablets? - - A few years back, Microsoft took an ambitious step to build a version of Windows that would run on ARM-based processors. At the time, this was a huge move, as many...

Microsoft Said to Back Off Plans to Debut Smaller Surface - - Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), struggling to break into the tablet market, backed off plans to introduce a smaller version of its Surface tablet based on Qualcomm Inc....

Windows RT Will Not Be Upgraded to Windows 10

Windows on ARMDuring the Q&A portion of yesterday’s Windows 10 event, I asked Microsoft whether Windows RT would be upgraded to Windows 10. Apparently I misunderstood the answer as Microsoft this morning confirmed that Windows RT will not be upgraded to Windows 10. Instead, the ARM-based version of Windows will get an upgrade that provides only some of the functionality of Windows 10.

VLC for Windows Phone beta invites sent out, Windows RT version a week or two away

Windows on ARMVLC has been 'coming' to Windows Phone for a long time now, but there is now a light at the end of a very long tunnel. Earlier today via twitter the lead developer working on this project asked for beta sign ups. Unfortunately there were only a 10,000 spots and they went immediately, this 10,000 beta tester limitation comes from the store and not from VideoLan.

Windows 10 On ARM: 7 Observations

Windows on ARMMicrosoft reps have been tight-lipped about the future of Windows on ARM devices but the company has many reasons to remain invested in non-Intel architectures. Microsoft's traditionally cozy relationship with Intel at times has appeared chilly over the last few years, with the former investing in ARM processors and the latter making chips for devices that run Google's Android and Chrome OS.

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.”


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