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Will Windows 8 ARM devices offer a limited desktop interface?

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The latest scuttlebutt from the Verge suggests that tablets and other ARM-based devices running Windows 8 may move beyond the Metro UI to provide some type of desktop interface....
Will Windows 8 ARM devices offer a limited desktop interface?
From smartphone to server room: Nvidia's "Kayla" shows the future of Tegra

Windows 8 to debut on both x86 and ARM devices in October, report says

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While Microsoft hasn't confirmed a release date for the next version of Windows, Bloomberg reported last night that Windows 8 will be finalized this summer, and sales of both Intel-based PCs and ARM devices will begin "around October." More than 40 Intel-based PCs (including some tablets, presumably) will be...
Windows 8 to debut on both x86 and ARM devices in October, report says

Microsoft outs three flavors of Windows 8: Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT

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We've known for what feels like ages that Windows 8 would come in at least two flavors: one supporting x86 devices and one for ARM machines. Now Microsoft's ready to put a naming scheme on its much-anticipated menu for the operating system. According to a post on the Windows...
Microsoft outs three flavors of Windows 8: Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT

Windows to Go lets businesses run Windows 8 from a flash drive

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Microsoft revealed today that businesses will be able to offer employees a fully working and managed version of Windows 8 on a USB flash drive, using a feature dubbed Windows to Go. It’s a potential boon (and nightmare) for IT managers, as they’ll be able to easily hand out...
Windows to Go lets businesses run Windows 8 from a flash drive

Microsoft restricting Chrome on Windows 8 for ARM devices, Google responds

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Following announcements from Microsoft that it will restrict third-party browsers in its upcoming Windows 8 release for ARM devices, Google has weighed in expressing concerns and claiming the decision restricts “user choice, and innovation”. Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser, recently expressed similar concerns in several blogs posts here and...
Microsoft restricting Chrome on Windows 8 for ARM devices, Google responds

Only one more version of the Linux kernel 3.5.x coming: time to move to 3.6

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In the release notes to Version 3.5.6 of the Linux kernel, maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman warned users that there would likely be only one more version of that branch of the kernel, and that users should get ready to move to the 3.6 branch as soon as possible. MORE LINUX:...
Only one more version of the Linux kernel 3.5.x coming: time to move to 3.6

Acer turns down non-tablet ARM devices, player hates the smartbook game

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Acer may be going on a full touchscreen blitz at Computex, but one thing it's not doing is chasing others down the smartbook path. Talking with journos as Taipei's big gala got underway, company chairman JT Wang said that ARM was too fresh-faced to be used in anything besides...
Acer turns down non-tablet ARM devices, player hates the smartbook game

ARM-powered Windows 8 devices will likely support desktop apps

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Contrary to a number of reports that have suggested otherwise, ARM-powered Windows 8 devices will likely be able to run full desktop applications. Microsoft had failed for some time to provide a straight answer as to whether or not ARM-powered devices would be limited to simply running Metro-style applications....
ARM-powered Windows 8 devices will likely support desktop apps

Here's How Microsoft Could Sell Lots Of Windows Tablets To Big Companies (MSFT)

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Enterprises might get a break on Windows 8 devices with Office 15 -- if they happened to have signed a new license deal after mid 2011. That's one possibility raised by Cynthia Farren, principal of a software license consulting company. While Microsoft has not yet said how it will...
Here's How Microsoft Could Sell Lots Of Windows Tablets To Big Companies (MSFT)
Windows 8 to support Dolby Digital Plus audio codec after all
Dell standing by Windows RT, working on future ARM devices
Ordering "Windows to Go": how to create a bootable Windows 8 USB thumb drive
ARM devices running Windows 8 will have locked bootloaders

Along with Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Server 2012 have been released to manufacturing

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Today, Microsoft released Windows Server 2012 to manufacturing. In addition, TNW has learned that Windows RT, the ARM build of Windows 8, will be released at the same time as Windows 8, and that companies working with building ARM devices have received Windows RTs final RTM version. This means that...
Along with Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Server 2012 have been released to manufacturing
Windows Assessment Toolkit for Windows 8: Performance monitoring for everyone
Windows 8 for ARM doesn't contain manageability features for enterprise

Microsoft Offends OEMs With Surface, HP Refusing To Build Windows ARM Devices

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If this rumor is true – and it certainly sounds true – then HP and other OEMs are about to pull the plug on their own Windows on ARM RT (WART) devices thanks to Microsoft essentially beating them to market with potentially superior hardware. SemiAccurate writes: If you haven’t been...
Microsoft Offends OEMs With Surface, HP Refusing To Build Windows ARM Devices

What will it mean to 'manage' Windows on ARM tablets?

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Will Windows on ARM devices find an accepting home in the corporate world? Microsoft has some manageability plans to try to keep consumers and IT admins both happy....
What will it mean to 'manage' Windows on ARM tablets?

Intel: ARM, Android far behind x86 when it comes to multi-threaded optimizations

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The director of Intel’s mobile products division, Mike Bell, has leveled some interesting charges at the company’s ARM-using competitors in the Android smartphone market. Bell, an engineer who spent time at both Apple and Palm before moving to Intel, claims that the major smartphone players have done precious little work...
Intel: ARM, Android far behind x86 when it comes to multi-threaded optimizations

Windows 8 may have under five ARM tablets in October intro

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After having touted ARM support, Microsoft is expected to leave it a minority for the fall Windows 8 launch, insiders purportedly disclosed on Monday. There would be "fewer than five" ARM devices, three of which would be tablets, in the understanding of Bloomberg's sources. Over 40 companies were hoping to...
Windows 8 may have under five ARM tablets in October intro

Here's How Microsoft Could Sell Lots Of ARM Tablets To Big Companies (MSFT)

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Enterprises might get a break on Windows 8 devices with Office 15 -- if they happened to have signed a new Enterprise Agreement after mid 2011. That's speculation from Cynthia Farren, principal of a software license consulting company. While Microsoft has not yet laid out its plans for how...
Here's How Microsoft Could Sell Lots Of ARM Tablets To Big Companies (MSFT)
Windows on a stick: hands-on with Windows 8's "Windows to Go"

Google adds ARM support to Native Client for Chrome 25 and up, plans architecture-independence next

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Google on Tuesday announced that it has updated its Native Client SDK with support for ARM devices as of Chrome version 25 and up. While Chrome 24 was just released, Chrome 25 will be out next month and developers will want to update their apps. The instructions to do so...
Google adds ARM support to Native Client for Chrome 25 and up, plans architecture-independence next

Analyst: Microsoft wrestling with ARM as Windows 8 nears

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Veteran Wall Street analyst Rick Sherlund of Nomura Research has issued a report following a series of investor meetings last week with Windows marketing chief Tami Reller, providing a glimpse into the status of Microsoft’s Windows 8 as the company gears up for its launch, expected later this year. One...
Analyst: Microsoft wrestling with ARM as Windows 8 nears
Windows 8 to go on sale in October, sources say

Has Android lost its mojo?

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One of the most striking differences between Computex 2011 and this years’ show is how few Android and ARM devices are being shown. There have been a few demos that highlight hardware from Qualcomm and Nvidia, or show Microsoft’s next-gen Windows 8 running on ARM hardware, but these announcements are...
Has Android lost its mojo?

More on Windows on ARM: Highlights from Sinofsky's 8,600 Word Opus

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We’ve already covered the highlights of Microsoft’s Windows-on-ARM news Thursday, namely that it will have a desktop mode, but only for Office, Internet Explorer and Windows itself. However, there are some other interesting nuggets amid Steven Sinofsky’s epic blog post, which just posted. There won’t be an “off” button for...
More on Windows on ARM: Highlights from Sinofsky's 8,600 Word Opus

Microsoft: No plug-ins allowed on Windows on ARM

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Microsoft has changed direction and is now disallowing browser plug-ins on Windows 8 on ARM devices, according to a blog post from the president of the Windows division....
Microsoft: No plug-ins allowed on Windows on ARM

Microsoft: Windows 8 on ARM to 'include' some Office 15 apps

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Microsoft is planning to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote on Windows 8 on ARM devices. But exactly what does ‘include’ mean in this case?...
Microsoft: Windows 8 on ARM to 'include' some Office 15 apps
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