64-bit Windows on ARM announcement expected soon
Published in PC Hardware


Removes one of its biggest drawbacks

Microsoft is expected to make an announcement that it has sorted out the problem which prevents Windows on Snapdragon platform from running 64-bit apps.

Big tech signs up for new open source rival to ARM
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RISC-V business

More than 80 tech companies including Google, Qualcomm and Samsung have joined together to develop a new open source chip design that offers a much cheaper way to build chips for new technologies like autonomous vehicles.

Nvidia announces Automotive SoC Orin
Published in News
Saturday, 31 March 2018 20:07

Nvidia announces Automotive SoC Orin


Gives little to none details

Nvidia’s CEO, the man  known for his  two hour plus keynotes that tend to become even longer, has announced the company's next generation automotive chip codenamed Orin. Nvidia gave few details about the chip but did mention it is expected to perform similarly to Pegasus.

Windows Redstone 4 expected in April
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Monday, 19 March 2018 19:50

Windows Redstone 4 expected in April


Starts "Windows 10 on Snapdragon" era

HP has already announced its Envy X2 Snapdragon 835 based "always connected" notebook and managed to sell a few thousand in a matter of hours.

Softbank considering giving ARM some debt
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You aren't a proper company unless you owe someone

Japan’s SoftBank is considering raising around $5 billion of loans though its UK based chipmaker ARM .

Qualcomm signs up Amazon and JD.com to Windows 10 on Snapdragon
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Ten new carriers signed too

Qualcomm has managed to get industry heavyweights Amazon and JD.com to start selling its Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 devices. Microsoft will carry the devices in its retail stores too. At the same time, it locked down 10 world carriers to announce the data plans for such devices.

Windows on ARM will not be full fat
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Tuesday, 20 February 2018 12:24

Windows on ARM will not be full fat


So limited Microsoft has pulled a document saying how much

When Microsoft announced it was making a version of Windows 10 on ARM chips the world celebrated the end of the x86 obsession which has limited PCs for decades.

Ulefone Helio P70 phone at MWC
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 09:10

Ulefone Helio P70 phone at MWC


Astonishing Bezel less machine pictured

There is absolutely no doubt that customers want phones with smaller bezels and Ulephone is about to announce a phone with very little bezel at all and a small camera notch. This may well be the first phone to launch with Helio P70 SoC.

Windows ARM chips might carve up the PC low end
Published in AI
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 11:13

Windows ARM chips might carve up the PC low end


Microsoft and Qualcomm might take a huge section of cheap PCs from Intel and AMD

Diviners at Digitimes Research have been consulting the livers of freshly slain bulls and reached the conclusion that Qualcomm and its new chum Microsoft might be set to carve off a big chunk of the low end PC market.

Microsoft exec talks 64-bit on Snapdragon
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 02:47

Microsoft exec talks 64-bit on Snapdragon


Exclusive: 64-bit SDK coming

We had a chance to ask Erin Chappelle,  General Manager of the Windows and Device group of Microsoft, and lead player of Windows 10 on Snapdragon about the lack of 64-bit emulation support at launch.