Windows 10 Runs On ARM CPUs Now

Posted: Dec 8 2016, 3:36am CST | by , in Technology News


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Windows 10 Runs on ARM CPUs Now

The Microsoft Windows 10 hardware support just made a big jump.

Microsoft announced at the WinHEC in China a partnership with Qualcomm. Windows 10 is coming to ARM through Microsoft's partnership with Qualcomm. For the first time ever, Microsoft users will be able to experience the Windows they know with all the apps, peripherals, and enterprise capabilities they require, on a truly mobile, power efficient, always-connected cellular PC.

Hardware partners will be able to build a range of new Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 PCs that run x86 Win32 and universal Windows apps, including Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office and popular Windows games.

This move will hurt Intel's Atom CPU line, but Microsoft made a bigger announced in partnership with Intel at the WinHec. Project Evo is aimed to take Windows hardware into the future of VR and voice control.

Microsoft is looking great these days. The Azure Cloud is buzzing with transactions and the new Surface Studio has stumped Apple fans. The only blemish of Microsoft is the smartphone. Panos Panay needs to make this embarissing blemish go away with a Surface Phone in 2017.

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