Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 31st May 2017 20:17 UTC
Windows

Microsoft and Qualcomm just announced at Computex that Lenovo, HP, and ASUS are expected to be the first companies with devices that feature the Snapdragon 835. Powered by Windows 10 on ARM, the ultra-thin and always-connected devices are said to usher in a new era of mobile computing.

I am excited about ARM-based Windows machines, because this time around, there'll be a compatibility layer for running x86 applications. The built-in LTE, 4x-5x (claimed) standy time and 50% more battery life (again, claimed) are very welcome, too.

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RE[2]: Total threat
by tanishaj on Sat 3rd Jun 2017 05:41 UTC in reply to "RE: Total threat"
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it is also the first time that Microsoft have written an x86 emulation layer to run "PC" apps on another architecture


Not true. Windows NT on Alpha ran x86 apps through very slick emulation way back in the NT 3.51 / 4.0 days.

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