Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Dec 2010 19:19 UTC
Windows The rumours about Windows possibly being ported to ARM has left a lot of people bewildered; why would you port Windows NT when Windows CE 6.0 is a perfectly capable operating system? Putting all the pieces together, it's actually quite clear why you would want Windows NT on ARM: servers.
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Eh, It's not (only) a server thing
by hugh on Thu 23rd Dec 2010 20:05 UTC
hugh
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2010-10-20

Windows ARM is a reaction to Google Chrome... and to a somewhat lesser extent the ipad... it's not (only) about the servers... though I would not be surprised if the move was initiated by the Axure team.

The smartbook/netbook market segment is crap because there isn't a great OS for them. Chrome is not impressive yet(give it a couple years), but it has to scare Microsoft. Windows ARM is likely to be their cloud OS for tablets and smart/netbooks.

Edited 2010-12-23 20:11 UTC

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