Tag Archives: ARM

Why is Microsoft really doing ARM support?

ARM is all the rage these days. Microsoft has long participated in the ARM ecosystem via its Windows CE-based offerings. Recall that its first real success in the PDA space was with Compaq’s iPaq, which was based on Digital Equipment’s … Continue reading

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Will Windows 8 on ARM support Desktop Apps?

Paul Thurrott has thrown some fuel on the fire regarding Microsoft’s plans to allow Desktop (aka, existing) apps to run on the ARM-based Windows 8 tablets (and notebooks).  Basically he is reporting that one reliable source is telling him that … Continue reading

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