We exclusively reported last year that Microsoft is working on support for 64-bit Intel (x86) apps for Windows 10 on ARM. Now, a code commit on GitHub by Microsoft further confirms those efforts.
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Current Windows on ARM PCs can only run native ARM64 apps and emulated 32-bit Intel apps, but that's all going to change. Microsoft is working to bring 64-bit emulation to the platform.
Following through on its promise to bring full x86 app emulation for Windows on ARM, Microsoft today showcased the ability at Build 2017, allowing users to utilise the x86 library on mobile devices.
The Raspberry Pi team has brought its PIXEL desktop to all x86 machines in an effort to make its software more accessible to everyone, even those who can't acquire the hardware for $35.
You can now watch the video from Microsoft's keynote this week, at which it revealed plans to bring the full Windows 10 OS to ARM devices with x86 app support, along with other major announcements.
Microsoft and Qualcomm have announced a partnership to support a new range of Windows 10 PCs including "cellular PCs" that are able to run "x86 Win32 and universal Windows apps, including Photoshop".
Details have emerged of Microsoft's plans to bring x86 emulation to Windows 10 Mobile devices with ARM64 processors. Known as 'Cobalt', the functionality is expected to arrive with Redstone 3 in 2017.
In a move away from its original ARM-based boards, UDOO is launching an Intel-based maker board compatible with Arduino 101 shields and capable of running Linux, Windows or Android.
Microsoft has published testing documentation listing 'Windows 10 for desktop editions (Home, Pro, Enterprise and Education) ARM' and 'Windows 10 Mobile x86', hinting at some intriguing possibilities.
Microsoft's Kevin Gallo has indicated at 'Connect 2015' conference, that the company is looking into allowing users the ability to run Win32 apps on Windows 10 Mobile with Continuum.
Pre-2010 microprocessors from Intel based on the x86 architecture have been found to contain a serious vulnerability that could allow attackers to make undetectable malware for the system.
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.
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.
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.
At FOSDEM, an early-stage port of Wine has been shown running on Android, bringing the capabilities to emulate Windows software to Google's OS that primarily runs on ARM-based hardware
Intel is currently hiring engineers with Windows Phone experience, possibly for the development of some sort of future Windows Phone device powered by one of Intel's x86 processors
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."
Intel's first quarter has been a solid start, said CEO Paul Otellini: the company beat Wall Street's predictions and is foreseeing a year of growth thanks to x86 smartphones and tri-gate chips.
HP CEO Meg Whitman said today during the company's quarterly conference call that HP "will be well positioned on Windows 8 x86 by the holidays", which seems to confirm a target date for Microsoft's OS
While x86 programs won't run on Windows 8 on ARM hardware, Microsoft confirms that a full version of its Office suite will be available for ARM - and a Metro style implementation is on the cards.
Microsoft has reaffirmed that x86 applications won't run on ARM products. This information was clarified once again after an ambiguous quote back in May caused some to speculate that this was true.
At the Intel Developer Forum today, Intel and Google announced it would team up to add Android support for Intel-based X86 processors. That should allow for smartphones with Intel chips inside.
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