WW 547: Windows on ARM

Dec 07, 2017, 12:56 AM

Paul is live in Maui for the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit And we have a special guest... Windows 10 on ARM officially arrives The first ARM-based Always Connected PCs won't really arrive until early 2018 PT: This is the future of the platform What's the value proposition for the platform? These first Always Connected PCs will run Windows 10 S, but be upgradable for free for a set period (Sept. 2018?) to Windows 10 Pro Price for the Asus: $599 to $799 (plus a mobile carrier subscription) So what about Intel? They power some 'Always Connected' PCs, too. And won't talk about their patent threat Questions: Days vs. weeks of battery? Performance? What about the Snapdragon 845? Where are all the PC makers (and is this a Windows 10 S thing, limiting its future)? And how about that Snapdragon 845? A few details from today about the 845, coming to phones in early 2018 A reminder why PC makers sometimes use older chips in newer models Windows No new builds of Redstone 4 until Friday at the earliest Windows 10 collaborative whiteboard app is going public preview. Windows Update problems hit Windows 7 users (now fixed)

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