Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th Jan 2011 17:01 UTC
Windows Since the big Windows news last week was the announcement that the next version of Windows will run on ARM, this one kind of slipped in under the radar. It's a rumour, but confirmed by different people: there will be a new application model in Windows 8, currently named Jupiter, while thee will also be a tile-based interface for tablets. It seems like the pieces of the puzzle are all falling into place: Windows NT everywhere, Silverlight/.Net everywhere.
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RE[2]: Win32 going bye-bye?
by NexusCrawler on Mon 10th Jan 2011 17:46 UTC in reply to "RE: Win32 going bye-bye?"
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Maybe the ARM version of Windows will replace the current 32 bits version of Windows 7? Leaving x86 devices only with the 64 bits version.

That would be a way both to reduce the number of Windows version and a way to separate the market: Windows ARM for small and light devices, Windows x86 for desktops, laptops and highly-powered small devices.

Well whatever, 32 bits is still enough today for basic tasks. It's not a shame if they postpone the question until Windows 9.

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