Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th Feb 2012 00:09 UTC, submitted by moondevil
Windows As you all know, Windows 8 will be the first release of Windows NT which supports the ARM architecture. Microsoft hasn't been particularly forthcoming about this new Windows variant, but that's changing today. The company has posted a long and in-depth blog post about Windows 8 on ARM.
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RE: VM's to the rescue
by puenktchen on Sat 11th Feb 2012 21:22 UTC in reply to "VM's to the rescue"
puenktchen
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No it's not. VMware isn't an emulator, it's a hypervisor. It doesn't emulate a X86-system, it just gives you access to an virtual machine on a X86-system. Thats why it runs with reasonable speed. An emulator like vitualpc, bochs etc. will only run with a fifth of the host system is it is a very good one. Which brings you down maybe to the level of a slow pentium2 on a fast tablet. And it will burn a hole in your battery.

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