Microsoft is also planning to use ARM chips in new cloud server design with Project Olympus. Under this plan, the Redmond giant could possibly cut down on Azure Cloud costs while also giving Intel a run for their money.
Welcome to episode 7 of ‘Talk Microsoft.’ This week we discuss Windows 10 on ARM, streaming the Xbox One to Oculus Rift, the latest insider build of Windows 10, and more. You can join in on every single broadcast. We have ... Read more
As it is every week, 'Talk Microsoft' is live at 1pm PST. We'll be discussing the latest Microsoft news including the biggest news we've heard in a long time, Windows 10 on ARM. Make sure to join us live on ... Read more
Executives from both Intel and Qualcomm to make the announcement of a new wave of modern devices planned for 2017.
Last week we exclusively reported on the upcoming Windows RT update. While it’s not quite the Windows 10 update ostracized Windows RT users were hoping for, it is a bit of bone tossed their way. The update planned for release ... Read more
Following Microsoft’s decision to stop selling the ARM-based Surface 2, followed shortly by the Lumia 2520, the tech world began to speculate about the fate of Windows RT. To add salt to the wound, Microsoft announced during its Windows 10 ... Read more
Microsoft has now entered the ongoing industry effort to accelerate the development of ARM-based servers. This will supposedly standardize the specifications of ARM-based server hardware. Logically, this hints that the software giant may use this technology for its Windows Server ... Read more
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According to an Intel executive, Microsoft will be making four different versions of its next Window
Further information is available in a Q&A with Steven Sinofsky.
Microsoft Corp. today announced at 2011 International CES that the next version of Windows will support System on a Chip (SoC) architectures, including ARM-based systems from partners NVIDIA Corp., Qualcomm Inc. and Texas Instruments Inc. On the x86 architecture, Intel Corporation and AMD continue their work on low-power SoC designs that fully support Windows, including support for native x86 applications. SoC architectures will fuel significant innovation across the hardware spectrum when coupled with the depth and breadth of the Windows platform...
Ina Fried at All Things Digital reports that Microsoft's development plans for Windows on ARM was a long time in the making and was not a result of the recent emergence of the iPad and similar tablet devices:
- However, the move has been in the works for some time, according to a source familiar with Microsoft’s development plans. Indeed, the source said that ARM support has been part of the company’s earliest planning for the next version of Windows, a process that kicked off before Windows 7 hit store shelves in October 2009.
As a reminder, the CES keynote is today at 6:30 p.m. PST.