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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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Update: Can Windows 8/Windows Phone 8 Ship in June 2012

A few weeks ago I explored how Microsoft could release Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 in June of 2012.  With yesterday’s announcement that Windows 8 Beta won’t begin until late February people are wondering about hitting 2012 at all, … 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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What does Windows 8 have to do to succeed?

Following up from my previous post on why Windows 8 is so important I wanted to speculate on what we’ll see next week, or rather what we have to see in order to believe that Microsoft can succeed.  First we’ll … Continue reading

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How important is Windows 8 to Microsoft’s future?

After a couple of years of leaks, and a few carefully selected releases of information, we’ll finally see the big reveal of Microsoft’s Windows 8 at the BUILD conference this coming week.  Make no mistake that Windows 8 is the … Continue reading

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