Windows on ARMWhile the Snapdragon 845 has only just become the mainstay high-end mobile chip, Qualcomm is already looking ahead. The newly introduced Snapdragon 850 is the result of Qualcomm’s collaboration with Samsung and Microsoft, built to power Windows on ARM PCs.

Windows on ARMNow that Qualcomm announced a new processor to power Always Connected PCs, Microsoft can focus more on the work it does together with partners to bring new devices to the market.

Windows on ARMMicrosoft and Qualcomm first announced their plans to put Windows 10 on ARM chips in December 2016, promising the emulation of x86 apps. Devices with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC Platform were announced a year later, but they haven't exactly been met with praise, due to struggling performance of emulated applications.

Windows on ARMPopular media player VLC has now become one of the first to join the ranks of Windows apps with native ARM64 support (via Engadget; MSPU). The move comes not long after Microsoft launched support for building ARM64 Windows apps in the latest Visual Studio preview, announced at its Build 2018 developer conference.

Windows on ARMMicrosoft has launched Windows 10 on ARM with much fanfare, saying that Always Connected PCs, which are devices running on Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets, are the future of mobile productivity.

Windows on ARMHP has finally launched an Intel-powered version of the Envy x2, the laptop that was first announced in late 2017 as part of the Windows 10 ARM push.

Windows on ARMMicrosoft is believed to be working on a new mobile device, often referred to as Surface Phone but allegedly codenamed Andromeda, and several other partners are now likely to be working on similar products based on Redmond’s approach.

Windows on ARMArm announced its second-generation DynamIQ “big core,” the Cortex-A76, as well as a new Mali-G76 GPU and the Mali-V76 VPU with support for 8K UHD resolution.

Windows on ARMA new-generation Always Connected PCs powered by Windows 10 on ARM is projected to hit the market later this year, and according to a new report, they could come with an exclusive processor this time.

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.


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