Full Windows 10 and desktop apps are coming to mobile ARM chips

Discussion in 'Mobile OS' started by RGiskardR, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. RGiskardR

    RGiskardR Malware Tester Silver Member

    Always-connected, energy-efficient Windows 10 PCs are coming, all powered by a phone processor

    Microsoft just dropped a tech bombshell in Shenzhen, China, at the 2016 WinHEC conference: Windows 10 for PC – the full desktop version – is coming to mobile ARM processors in 2017.

    Calling them "cellular PCs", Microsoft has managed to get the x86 code for the Windows 10 OS running on the ARM architecture — a phenomenal technological achievement. Microsoft Executive Vice President Terry Myerson revealed the news at WinHEC, and shared on the Windows Blog:

    To deliver on our customers' growing needs to create on the go with PCs with cellular connectivity, power-efficient battery life, and flexible designs, we announced today Windows 10 is coming to ARM through our partnership with Qualcomm.

    Full source: http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-announces-windows-10-arm
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