Microsoft’s initial reaction to the iPad was with Surface. It was thin, light and improved on many limitations the first few iPad models had. Now Apple is copying many of Microsoft’s moves with their iPad line that today look more like PC’s than tablets. Microsoft’s efforts with the original ARM-based Surface PC’s are building to a time where ARM-based PC’s no longer rely on Intel or AMD and have a viable third option with thin, light and always connected ARM PC’s like Microsoft’s own Surface Pro X.
One of the major things that has held wide-spread adoption of Windows on ARM back has been app compatibility. Microsoft just last week announced Windows 10 on ARM would be added to the App Asure program in which Microsoft works with companies that deploy ARM PC’s to make sure that all their required apps are compatible. But today’s news gose even further in ensuring Windows 10 on ARM’s future market success.
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