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Microsoft and Qualcomm to Bring Windows 10 to ARM-Based Snapdragon Processors

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RT Redux?


Dec 8, 2016, 10:13 AM
Sounds like Windows RT with a different name.

Dec 8, 2016, 11:35 AM
I don't think so.

From what I've read (for example, at WIndowsCentral.com), Windows 10 on ARM will have a full-on emulator capable of running any legacy x86 programs (within the RAM and processor limits of a given device). Windows RT just flat couldn't run legacy Windows x86 programs locally, it had watered-down apps to mimic the real-deal Windows programs. So far they tech journalists are making it sound like W10-on-ARM will be fully capable of running the legacy apps.

Dec 8, 2016, 1:57 PM
Well as long as it's 32-bit capable. I mean it's a step in the right direction i suppose, but was this not the purpose of Intel's Atom processors?

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