The popular CPU benchmarking tool Cinebench has received its latest update today and it's a pretty big one. The software brings back GPU measurement, gets Windows on Arm, and Apple M1/M2 support.
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The recently released Windows 11 build 25905 contains an important change for those using Windows PCs with ARM processors: the OS no longer supports arm32 UWP applications. Here is what that means.
At its Build 2023 event today, Microsoft is sharing details on the progress and headway it has made in terms of Arm64 support on Windows. A bunch of applications are getting native Arm support.
A newly published report has spilled the beans on Microsoft's reported plans to release a smaller 11-inch Surface Pro and an ARM-powered entry-level Surface Go 3 successor later this year.
While Windows 10X has long been dead and buried, you can now experience the unicorn OS on an original Surface Duo device thanks to a third-party mod developed under the WOA GitHub project.
The DuoWOA project that allows running Windows on the first and second-gen Surface Duo has received yet another update. This time, Windows 10 support is back alongside a massive list of improvements.
The developer of the DuoWOA project has released a new set of drivers with a few notable changes. Version 2303.64 adds improved Surface Slim Pen support, DisplayPort via USB-C, and other enhancements.
Microsoft released the latest version of WSL earlier today. This new release is bringing custom kernel support to WSL for ARM64 devices, a feature which previously worked only on Intel and AMD.
NTDEV, the developer responsible for creating debloated and lightweight Windows for less powerful computers, has brought its latest project, Tiny11, to devices with ARM processors.
Those subscribed to Google One can now use Google's VPN service on macOS and Windows. The company has released native clients to provide users access to the virtual private network on desktops.
Announced earlier this year, Project Volterra, or Windows Dev Kit 2023, is now available for purchase. The device is aimed at Windows developers to help them bring their apps to Windows on ARM.
As we approach the upcoming Surface event, new rumors have revealed details about the next-generation Surface devices. This year, Microsoft could merge Surface Pro "9" and Pro X into a single lineup.
The latest driver pack and UEFI update for the original Surface Duo enable all sorts of wireless connections on the dual-screen smartphones from Microsoft running Windows 10 or Windows 11.
Xiaomi has announced its first 2-in-1 Windows device called Xiaomi Book S. The first hybrid tablet from a Chinese manufacturer comes with an ARM processor from Snapdragon and a relatively low price.
Microsoft has released today emergency out-of-band (OOB) updates to fix a Microsoft 365 and Azure AD issue that was causing sign-in troubles on Arm-based Windows 11 and Windows 10 devices.
Spotify has joined the list of apps optimized for Windows computers with ARM-based processors inside. Users of the popular streaming service can download Spotify Beta for ARM64 devices.
Microsoft has rolled out native support for the OneDrive sync client on Windows on ARM and Apple Silicon devices. That said, the capability is only available as a public preview for now.
It's been a relatively slow week due to the holidays in the U.S., but there are still notable news items you might want to catch up on including a complaint against Microsoft in the EU.
Microsoft has announced that x64 emulation is not coming to Windows 10 on ARM anymore, and that customers will need a Windows 11 on ARM machine. The reasoning behind this move hasn't been detailed.
Microsoft has confirmed that running Windows 11 on M1 Macs using virtualization software such as Parallels Desktop is not supported. So if you run into an issue, Microsoft's isn't responsible.
Microsoft has released a new update KB5005932 that adds a compatibility fix for Arm64 devices. After installing this update, Arm64 users should be able to manually perform in-place upgrades.
In a recent interview, AMD has said that it is very confident in its own abilities and isn't intimidated by the arrival of Apple's M1. The ARM-based M1 has replaced Intel's x86 CPUs in the Macs.
Qualcomm will soon be releasing a Snapdragon Developer Kit for Windows, a small reference desktop PC meant for testing ARM apps on Windows 10, powered by a Snapdragon 7c compute platform.
Microsoft has announced that its Defender for Endpoint is now generally available on Windows 10 on ARM devices. The company thinks it is essential as we gradually move to a more hybrid work culture.
It's not surprising that Qualcomm is working on a successor to the Snapdragon 8cx chipset for Windows 10 PCs, but some new Geekbench scores have shown up on the company's database.
Microsoft released a cumulative update for PCs in the Fast ring yesterday, but if you're running it on a Windows on ARM machine, you might want to skip this update as it breaks x64 emulation.
Qualcomm is apparently readying an SC8280 chipset, which is being tested in new PCs. Test systems have a 14-inch display and can include up to 32GB of LPDDR5 memory. There's also a more powerful chip.
It's almost a new year, and while 2020 was great for Microsoft products, 2021 should be an even bigger year with a renewed emphasis on Windows, new Surface products to show it off, and more.
According to a new report, Microsoft is working on its own custom ARM processors, which are going to go in servers, and even the company's own Surface products, such as a Surface Pro X.
Today, Microsoft released not one but two new Windows 10 Insider Preview builds to the Dev channel. One of them is from the fe_release branch, while the other is a return to rs_prerelease.
With today's Windows Insider Preview build in the Dev channel, Windows on ARM users can now run emulated x64 apps, opening the door to a much wider range to app compatibility, such as Adobe CC.
Adobe today announced that its Lightroom software is now natively available for Apple's M1 Macs along with Windows on ARM PCs. you can get it from the Creative Cloud app beginning today.
As Qualcomm's Snapdragon Technology Summit comes to a close, fans are left impressed with the Snapdragon 888, but bewildered at the lack of Windows on ARM. Let's talk more about that.
Microsoft's Surface Pro X refresh is really just considered to be a new configuration of the existing model. It has a new chipset, comes in a new Platinum color, and has new accessories.
Today, Microsoft released the third preview of WinUI 3, the latest iteration of its attempts to merge Win32 and UWP through common UI elements. It now includes ARM64 support and more.
Microsoft announced via a LinkedIn post that the native ARM64 version of the Teams app for Windows on ARM is now officially available for download, bringing performance improvements.
Today, Microsoft is announcing some new configurations of the Surface Pro X. It now comes in a Platinum color, has a new custom processor, and you also not get different colored keyboards.
Microsoft today made the long-awaited announcement that you'll be able to run AMD64 apps in emulation on Windows on ARM. It's coming to all generations of the platform, back to the Snapdragon 835.
Microsoft released a new firmware update for the Surface Pro X this week, and it has a bunch of fixes and improvements, such as a Surface Dock 2 update, Bluetooth improvements, and more.
As Panos Panay teased at IFA, App Assure is coming to Windows on ARM. The program is designed to assure app compatibility, so businesses can buy into Windows on ARM with confidence.