Microsoft was notably quiet about what will happen to Windows RT and ARM-powered Surface tablets at its Windows 10 event Wednesday, though it did say the operating system will receive an update.
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We already knew about the upcoming technical preview of Windows Threshold but now we find out about a preview for the ARM version, including Windows Phone, and future updates to the Windows platform.
Intel has teamed up with Chinese semiconductor SoC maker Rockchip to work together on Intel's SoFIA line of SoCs that intend to penetrate the entry-level mobile device market.
A French Apple rumors site is reporting that Apple is now actively developing ARM-based desktop and laptop Macs using knowledge gained from the production of the chips used in iOS devices.
Forget Mozilla's promise of $25 Firefox OS handsets - according to ARM, the first $20 Android smartphones will be available this year, with single-core Cortex-A5 processors and 2.5G connectivity.
AMD has announced the first details of "Project Skybridge" which will allow for future x86 and ARM processors from the company to become pin-compatible with the same motherboard.
ARM has unveiled Cortex-A17 processor with support for big.LITTLE technology for use in mid-range mobile devices with a performance update of 60 percent over the current Cortex-A9 based devices.
Microsoft is a member of a new industry effort to standardize the use of ARM-based processors in servers, which suggests that the company could launch an ARM-based version of Windows Server.
An executive from ARM, attending the ARM Technology Symposia in Korea, has confirmed that Samsung will be launching a smartphone powered by 64-bit version of their Exynos processor early next year
Intel will soon start manufacturing ARM chips by lending out its foundries to some of its rivals. It's a huge strategic move that in the long run may benefit both Intel and consumers.
A report claims that Dell will announce a new Windows tablet with an ARM processor next week, which strongly suggests that the company has not abandoned the Windows RT platform after all.
Dell is no longer selling its Windows RT-based XPS 10 tablet on its website, which makes Microsoft the only company selling a Windows RT hardware product for now.
AMD has announced its embedded processor roadmap plans for 2014, revealing details about its upcoming x86 APU chips as well as its first processors that will use an ARM design.
Lenovo has stopped selling its Windows RT Yoga 11 notebook on its own website, although the 11 inch laptop that can also serve as a tablet is still available on other retail websites.
A Qualcomm exec was quoted this weekend saying that the processor maker is still "excited about Microsoft's strategy around Windows RT" and its Snapdragon chips will be in future Windows RT devices.
AMD's corporate vice president and general manager of its embedded solutions group confirmed the chip maker will develop and manufacture ARM chips going forward as part of a new strategy.
Mozilla has announced it will be working with Samsung to develop a new web browser engine, Servo, that will be designed for the Android OS and ARM-based processors.
The Windows RT tablets from Dell, Lenovo and Asus have all received price cuts in recent weeks, but the price for Microsoft's own Surface RT tablet models have yet to go down.
A Microsoft corporate VP has defended Windows RT in an interview, stating that the platform will get better with time, and that Microsoft endured "the disruption" because "there's a strategy".
Warren East, the CEO of processor chip design company ARM, has announced he will depart ARM after nearly 12 years on July 1st The company's current President Simon Segars will become its new CEO.
Microsoft's newly updated IE10 Flash "blacklist" of websites shows that people who surf to HBO.com on Windows RT devices can't bring the site up on Internet Explorer 10.
ARM CO Warren East has admitted the launch of Windows RT didn't go as well as anticipated but noted the future versions of Windows RT will only get better as ARM processors get better.
Microsoft Windows CFO Tami Reller said today there will be no new Windows RT tablets released this spring, saying that Microsoft is trying to get more of the current units in stores.
A software hacker has now released a tool that automates the previously discovered process that currently allows Microsoft's Windows RT to run unsigned ARM desktop applications.
Microsoft has made a statement regarding the recent Windows RT jailbreak, stating that while the exploit is indeed ingenious, it does not pose a security threat for Windows RT users
A new report claims that Microsoft was highly involved in the designs of the Windows RT tablets that were made by PC makers, even as it made its own Surface tablet.
A new report claims that Dell's PC division head Jeffrey Clarke had asked Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer not to use the "Windows RT" branding for its ARM-based operating system.
Microsoft has updated its support pages to indicate when it will end mainstream support for its Windows RT version of Surface along with mainstream and extended support end dates for Windows 8.
Texas Instruments has announced its OMAP division won't be making any more processors for smartphones and tablets, officially ending any chances of a Windows RT-based tablet with a TI chip inside.
ARM has confirmed it is working with Microsoft to develop a version of Windows RT that will work with ARM's upcoming 64-bit processor design but details were not revealed.
Today, Lenovo announced their very first Windows RT device. The Yoga 11" is the first device of it's kind, doubling as both a laptop and a tablet but not in a way you'd expect.
Texas Instruments, one of the three companies making ARM-based chips that can run Windows RT, could be getting out of making chips made for tablets and smartphones.
A new report claims that the A6 processor inside Apple's upcoming iPhone 5 contains a design created by Apple itself, rather than one based on a standard design made by ARM.
An executive at Lenovo says that tablets that run on Microsoft's Windows RT operating system will cost up to $300 less than similar devices that will be running on Windows 8.
In a new post on the official Windows 8 blog, Microsoft talks more about developing the ARM-based Windows RT operating system, including showing a early Windows RT prototype device.
Along with Windows 8, Microsoft has also reportedly completed the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) version of the ARM processor-based Windows RT and has sent that version to hardware OEMs
Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs is claiming that Windows RT devices made with Snapdragon processors inside will be thinner and lighter than other competing devices.
A new report indicates that Windows RT, the ARM-powered version of Windows 8, will see a slow release of devices due to issues with Microsoft's ARM partners.
HP has confirmed it has no plans to release a product based on Microsoft's Windows RT, at least for now, but will continue with plans to release tablets based on Windows 8 later this year.
AMD has announced a new partnership with ARM that will see the ARM-based Cortex-A5 processor incorporated into future versions of AMD's x86-based Accelerated Processing Units.
AMD has announced that it is one of the founding members, along with ARM and other companies, of the HSA Foundation, a new group devoted to promoting an alternate "architecture specification."
An Intel representative takes some shots at other chip makers who have their hardware running on Android, saying that the chips don't use the multi-core support for Android well enough.
In an address today, Intel CEO Paul Otellini slammed the prospect of Windows 8 devices running on ARM-based chips, saying Intel-based PCs will have the "advantage of the legacy support."
Samsung has now revealed its in-house Exynos 4 Quad processor, an ARM-based quad-core mobile chip that will put inside the upcoming Android-based Galaxy S III smartphone.
Intel says that the first smartphone with one of its processors could launch as soon this week, most likely in a handset with a 1.6GHz chip made by the Indian-based Lava.
Some Windows 8 laptops will have a quad-core version of Qualcomm's ARM-based Snapdragon S4 processor which should compete with thin and light Ultrabooks based on Intel's design.
Qualcomm has announced plans to release the Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, an ARM-based design that is optimized to run on Windows 8, among other operating systems.
The creators behind the upcoming $25 and $35 Raspberry Pi PC products have updated their blog page, stating that the products will go on sale in February despite recent press reports to the contrary.
Microsoft's massive blog post this week describing Windows 8 on ARM-based processors is by far the most information it has revealed about its plans for the other version of the operating system.
The team behind the Raspberry Pi $25 and $35 PCs have announced that the first batch of their product will be completed by February 20, but there's still no specific sales launch date.