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  • Windows on ARMLast week, Nokia's outgoing chairman spilled the beans on the company's plans for a range of tablets and 'hybrid' devices. Although Nokia later attempted to distance itself from his comments, let's face it: the arrival of a Nokia tablet is a certainty - a question of when, not if.

  • Windows on ARMQualcomm hopes its success and experience in the mobile phone market will translate into worth competition for Intel's massive ultrabook push. The San Diego chip giant is preparing a line of ARM-based processors for super-thin notebooks and/or tablets running Windows 8.

  • Windows on ARMWhile Intel's Ultrabook spec gains weight, the competition is slimming down with mobile giant Qualcomm announcing plans to produce chips for ultra-slim Windows 8 laptops.
     

  • Windows on ARMChip-maker Qualcomm makes low power processors for smartphones and tablets. A few years ago the company also wanted to see its chips in small laptop-like devices it called smartbooks, but that form factor never took off. That could change when Windows 8 hits the streets later this year.

  • Windows on ARMAlthough Windows 8 will be available for ARM-based mobile processors in addition to the usual x86 chips, don't expect to find the exactly same software running on an Intel Core i5 and an ARM-based quad-core Tegra 3. Nonetheless, the Windows 8 graphic design (and the technical requirements associated) will remain the same in both Windows 8 versions.

  • Windows on ARMDigiTimes reports word from supplier sources that Nokia will enter the Windows on ARMrace with a 10-inch Windows 8 tablet running on a dual-core Qualcomm SoC near the end of this year. More specifically, the suggestion is that Q4 2012 will be "the earliest" that Nokia will be able to offer its own tablet device.

  • Windows on ARMComputerworld - BARCELONA -- Windows on ARM-based reference design touchscreen tablets made an appearance on stage here today at Microsoft's Windows 8 Consumer Preview event at Mobile World Congress.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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..

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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


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