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  • Windows on ARMIn the wake of a solid earnings report, ARM's CEO Warren East said Microsoft may have some potential advantages over Android in the tablet market. ARM processors power the vast majority of tablets and smartphones sold globally.  And for the first time with Windows 8, a mainstream Windows operating system will run on both ARM and Intel chips.

  • Windows on ARMHaving used, and I mean really usedtablets for a decade, I am excited and concerned about the upcoming Windows 8 tablets. Especially the ones running on a real mobile platform, ARM. I know Microsoft is putting a tremendous effort into getting Windows 8 on ARM as good as can be, but my experience with tablets tells me there are some significant obstacles in the way to make them succeed.Form Factor

  • Windows on ARMDigiTimes reports that Toshiba and Lenovo have selected contractor Quanta Computer as their manufacturer of choice for Windows on ARM (WoA) tablets. Based on insider information provided by unnamed industry sources, both companies are expected to launch their ARM-based Windows 8 tablets using quad-core SoCs from Nvidia and Qualcomm in the first quarter of 2013 -- a whole year from now.

  • Windows on ARMWindows 8 running on a Texas Instruments 1.8Ghz OMAP4470 ARM Cortex-A9 Tablet - YouTube
     

  • 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 ARMWindows 8 is shaping up to be the best OS Microsoft has had in years, but limitations around ARM-based tablets and concerns over x86-based model pricing could sour the platform’s launch later this year.

  • Windows on ARMComing into CES 2012, expectations were high for quad-core Android tablets and ARM-based Windows 8 slates. While some, notably ASUS, which has the quad-core Transformer Prime on the market and announced a higher-end model, didn't disappoint, most manufacturers held off on unveiling any quad-core tablets, and the Windows 8 on ARM tablet PCs on the show floor were hidden safely behind glass.

  • 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 ARMMobile computing devices were a big draw at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, though some  are hinged to an up-coming version of Windows that may not be fast in coming – at least according to one analyst.

  • Windows on ARMThe closer we get to the actual release of Windows 8 ARM tablets the more I'm mulling over the pros and cons, and wondering just how successful such devices will actually turn out to be.  At the moment Windows 7 tablets are pretty powerful machines. They have a great many advantages over every other tablet with support for just about any USB device and the ability to run full desktop apps such as Microsoft Office.

  • 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 ARMASUS couldn't wait for CES to talk about what's coming up in their 2012 tablet line up. At a press event in Taipei the ASUS tablet road map was laid out by Vice President and General Manager of the Eee Systems Business Unit, Samson Hu.

  • 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 ARMIt's been a year since Microsoft announced that Windows 8 would run on devices with ARM-based processors as well as computers with x86 chips. But while a Windows 8 developer preview has been available for months, it currently only runs on x86 chips.

  • Windows on ARMLAS VEGAS--Texas Instruments is showing its latest and greatest ARM processor inside a Windows 8 tablet at CES this week. TI's OMAP4470, the latest version of its dual-core chip now inside Android tablets, will be shown running on a pre-release version of a Windows 8 tablet, the chipmaker said today.

  • Windows on ARMWindows 8 will be supporting both X86-based processors as well as chips based on the designs of ARM. Now at least one company has announced plans to offer up an ARM-based Windows 8 tablet. Netbooknews.com reports that during a pre-CES 2012 press event in Taipai this week, Asus confirmed plans to offer up a Windows 8 ARM product before the end of 2012.

  • Windows on ARMThe report about ASUS and its 3G Transformer Prime tablet held a tidbit of information some may not have been expecting, possibly because it conflicts with statements from another company.

  • 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 ARMIntel has pitched ultrabooks as the answer to ARM-based tablet shortcomings. In a document titled "Ultra Excited for Ultrabook" referenced at the home page of its newly launched Ultrabook Community, Intel outlines why it believes that ultrabooks offer users a better alternative to tablets.

  • Windows on ARMMicroBite: number 31 2011 saw Microsoft place a some big bets to break into new markets: putting Windows on ARM to challenge the iPad, becoming a web telco with the record-breaking $8.5bn purchase of Skype, and an exclusive deal with handset manufacturer Nokia to deliver smart phones using nothing but Windows Phone.


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