Monday, February 08, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG'S Flagship SIGNATURE OLED TV Now Available In The U.S.
Imagination Tech CEO Steps Down As Company Reports Losses
Google Has A Gear VR Competitor In The Works: report
Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact Are Now Shipping In The U.S.
Following Outcry, Twitter's Dorsey Says Live Tweets Are Here To Stay
Samsung Files Patent For A Vein-authentication System On A Smartwatch
BlackBerry Cuts 200 Jobs To Trim Costs
Taiwan Earthquake Temporarily Suspended TSMC's And UMC's Production
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
 Home > News > PC Parts > Windows...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Windows 8 ARM-Based Laptops Coming In 2013


Besides ARM-based tablets running Windows 8, ARM' s supporters including Nvidia, TI and Qualcomm are pushing notebook players to offer Windows 8 ARM based notebooks sometime in 2013.

Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system will support System on a Chip (SoC) architectures, including ARM-based systems from partners NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments. On the otehr hand, the x86 architecture players Intel and AMD continue their work on low-power SoC designs that fully support Windows, including support for native x86 applications.

The upcoming "duel" among the ARM and x86 supporters is visible, as their platforms will compete in terms of power efficiency and performance, especially in mobile devices such as tablets.

Citing sources from notebook vendors in Taiwan, Digitimes.com reported that the Windows on ARM (WoA), a combination of Windows 8 and ARM-based processors, will make an official appearance at the end of 2012 and will try to compete in the notebook and not only the tablet market, by the middle of 2013.

According to the report, the ARM CPU players are aggressively cooperating with notebook players such as Asustek Computer and Lenovo and are set to launch WoA-based notebooks to test the water in mid-2013 with expectations to see the platform take off in 2014.

Despite possible advantages of the WoA platform over the x86 platforms, such as low power consumption and price, the lack of wide software support may be an obstacle for Nvidia and Qualcomm. In addition, Intel is preparing its 22nm Ivy Bridge processors, which consume less power than previous generation CPUs, have quick response and stronger security. Intel's Haswell-based processors are also following in 2013 with even more advanced designs. The competition between the two camps is expected to become the main focus of the Windows 8 generation.


Previous
Next
OCZ Launches Talos 2 Enterprise SAS 6G Solid State Drive Series        All News        YaCy P2P Free Search Engine Takes On Search Giants
OCZ Launches Talos 2 Enterprise SAS 6G Solid State Drive Series     PC Parts News      Seagate Offers New Solid State Hybrid Drive For Laptops

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
ARM Releases 28nm IP Platforms For Latest UMC 28HPC
CES: Garmin Introduces Wearable In-Sight Display, New Sport Watches
ARM Unveils New Cortex-A35 Mobile Processor, Brings Security To The Internet of Things
ARM Unveils Technologies to Speed-Up Deployment of IoT Devices
New ARM CoreLink System IPs Available For Next-Generation Heterogeneous SoCs
New ARM Mali-470 GPU Offers Improved Efficiency On Wearable and IoT Devices
New JBL Architectural Speakers Fuse High-Quality Sound with Design
JBL Expands Aftermarket Subwoofer Line-up, Promises Big Concert Sound From New Portable Bluetooth Speaker
IBM and ARM Collaborate to Accelerate Delivery of Internet of Things
ARM, UMC To Tape Out Cortex-A Based 14nm Chip
Samsung Licenses ARM's Mali GPUs
ARM Announces New Cortex-M Design For IoT Chips

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .