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ARM based Computers Editorial

ARMs Race | Windows x64 emulation and more is coming to ARM PC’s in November

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 […]

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ARM based Computers Devices Editorial

ARMs Race | Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G additional details

The Windows 10 and next year Windows 10X (on ARM) platforms continues to grow and evolve with the most recent devices such as Lenovo’s Flex 5G, Samsung’s Galaxy Book S and Microsoft’s Surface Pro X leading the charge. A major part of this future is Qualcomm’s continued innovation with its Snapdragon 8cx platform.

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ARM based Computers Devices Editorial

ARMs Race | Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G announced and more evidence of Microsoft’s SQ2 processor

The Windows on ARM platform continues to grow and evolve with the most recent devices such as Lenovo’s Flex 5G, Samsung’s Galaxy Book S and Microsoft’s Surface Pro X leading the charge. A major part of this future is Qualcomm’s continued innovation with its Snapdragon 8cx platform.

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Operating Systems

Windows 10X coming to tablets, Low-cost PC’s and ARM64 devices

Microsoft has confirmed during that Windows 10X will ship on low cost PC’s, tablet and ARM devices next year. Microsoft also confirmed that Windows 10X will not ship with legacy Win32 program container support, but promote PWA’s instead. This move is all about keeping Windows 10X light and setting expectations that Windows 10X is a […]

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ARM based Computers Devices Editorial

ARMs Race | New benchmark points to a second-generation Microsoft Surface Pro X in development

The race is on, Microsoft has been developing ARM-based computing technology since the original Surface RT tablet and plans to build the next-generation of computers with potent custom ARM silicon. ARMs Race is a regular Platform De.Central editorial series that many of our enthusiast readers love. Apple recently made headlines with their announced commitment to […]

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Operating Systems

Microsoft shows off new Theme-aware tiles and more heading to Windows 10 Insiders

Recently Microsoft started showed off the new Start menu and now the new Start menu is coming to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel, according to a blog post on Microsoft’s Windows blog page. While the changes are minimal, most of the changes are in the start menu. Instead of emphasizing the tiles, the tiles […]

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ARM based Computers Devices Editorial

ARMs Race | Apple A12Z-based Mac mini DTK vs Microsoft SQ1-based Surface Pro X

The race is on, Microsoft and Apple have been developing ARM-based computing technology for years now. Their next-generation computers are powered by potent custom ARM silicon and these two companies are throwing elbows. The contender from the north is Microsoft’s first-generation SQ1 processor and the contender from the south is Apple’s A12Z Bionic, now inside […]

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Apps Operating Systems

This is the Amazon Prime Video UWP Windows 10 App

Amazon has had their Prime Video app on Xbox since 2017 but if you wanted to watch Prime Video on a Windows 10 laptop or tablet you had to do it in a browser. Today Amazon has released a UWP Prime Video App on the Microsoft Store with support for ARM-based devices like Surface Pro […]

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App Stores Editorial Operating Systems

While Apple unifies its platform, we ask what happened to the Windows platform unification?

On Monday Apple announced its two-year transition to move its Macs to Apple-made silicon and also that all iOS and iPadOS apps can run on Apple silicon powered macOS Big Sur devices. With Apple seemingly copying Windows Phone UX, using the term Universal Apps and touting Microsoft Office as already up and running on Apple’s […]

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Operating Systems

Microsoft shows off new UI changes heading to Windows 10

Recently Microsoft started showed off new Office icons and recently on the Windows Insider Webcast, Microsoft dropped some interesting details about the look of Windows 10 going forward. Today, Microsoft showed off new images for the look of Windows 10. Microsoft shoed off a handful of new images on its Microsoft 365 Facebook page which […]