Windows on ARMIf you've been considering getting one of the new Always Connected PCs, but you're uncertain about having to pay for a data plan every month, Sprint has some good news for you. The carrier is now offering free unlimited data for any Windows 10 on ARM device, including the ASUS NovaGo, the HP Envy x2, and the Lenovo Miix 630.

Windows on ARMAs we’ve reported earlier today, software developer @imbushuo has managed to install Windows 10 ARM on a Lumia 950 XL, with the majority of features working just as expected.

Windows on ARMMicrosoft confirmed late last year that no new features for Windows 10 Mobile would be developed, leaving the platform in maintenance mode until it reaches end of support in July 2019.

Windows on ARMOne of the biggest pitfalls of running Windows 10 on a Snapdragon chip is the fact that Qualcomm’s ARM processors don’t support 64-bit applications. However, at Microsoft Build 2018, Qualcomm has announced it is releasing a 64-bit SDK for Windows on ARM.

Windows on ARMMicrosoft’s efforts to get closer to the Linux world continue with a new announcement at the Build 2018 developer conference, this time concerning Windows 10 on ARM.

Windows on ARMAbout a month ago, Microsoft announced that it would be releasing an ARM64 SDK at its Build 2018 developer conference. Today, the firm announced that the SDK is indeed available as part of the Visual Studio 15.8 preview.

Windows on ARMMicrosoft's ambitious plan to bring full Windows 10 with x86 app emulation to ARM processors was announced in December 2016, and it was promised that the first devices would use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chipset. The first devices announced were HP's Envy x2 and the ASUS NovaGo, and they shipped with Windows 10 version 1709, or the Fall Creators Update.

Windows on ARMMicrosoft has already unveiled the first Windows 10 on ARM devices, or Always Connected PCs, as the company itself calls them, but early reviews are not as good as expected, to say the least.

Windows on ARMMicrosoft’s Windows 10 on ARM push has gained a lot of exposure since the late 2016 announcement, and the very first PCs have already been launched, but the software giant still has to deal with one major drawback: the lack of 64-bit apps.

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Windows on ARMMicrosoft has come up with some strange ideas over the years. Their latest one, which has been coming from a while, is running Windows on ARM processors once again, with the help of Qualcomm and some daring device manufacturers. This new Windows on ARM initiative was announced in 2016 and formally launched last year, and now we have laid our hands on the very first Windows on ARM device, the HP Envy x2, for some serious benchmarking.

Windows on ARMStar Trek II, Mark Ruffalo's Hulk, Ms. Pac-Man. Sometimes the sequel is much better than the original. Let's hope that's the case with "always-connected" laptops, a new generation of Windows 2-in-1s that use Qualcomm Snapdragon processors and built-in 4G to provide the constant connectivity and long battery life you get from a smartphone.

Windows on ARMInstalling Windows RT and Windows 10 ARM on Lumia phones has become a priority for several skilled developers, and after weeks of trying to get this up and running, here’s evidence that at least one such experiment has succeeded.

Windows on ARMHP has started taking pre-orders for the very first Always Connected PC running Windows 10 on a Snapdragon chipset developed by Qualcomm. Announced in late 2017, the Windows 10 on ARM push is projected to bring several new devices to the market this spring, and HP appears to be the first to do this. The company is now receiving pre-orders for the Envy x2, with shipments to begin in early March.

Windows on ARMWindows 10 on ARM devices are expected to become available this spring, and Microsoft has published the list of retailers that will sell these products worldwide. At first, only retailers in the US, Australia, China, Italy, France, and the UK will sell Windows 10 on ARM laptops both online and in stores, but at some point in the future, customers in more markets could get them.

Windows on ARMComment Perhaps more by accident or design, Microsoft managed to lower expectations for Windows on Arm last week – but not set them so low it kills off interest in the platform.


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