Pender's Blog

Blog archive

Microsoft in ARM Power Play

Microsoft's deal with ARM for smartphone chips has sent buzz around about the possible end of the Wintel partnership. We're not holding our breath on that, but it is interesting why Microsoft is tightening its relationship with the British chip maker. Apparently, it's all about power...consumption. Intel's chips drink the juice, and ARM's, while less powerful, are also much less thirsty.

Posted by Lee Pender on July 26, 2010 at 11:56 AM


Featured

  • Report: U.S. Web Sites Not Protecting Your Private Data

    According to a study announced Friday by privacy compliance solutions vendor Zendata, many Web sites were found to have woeful data protection practices in place.

  • The 2022 Microsoft Product Roadmap

    Microsoft has a lot in the docket for 2022, including new products like SQL Server 2022, Exchange Subscription Edition and Visual Studio 2022 for Mac.

  • Azure Sphere OS Version 22.01 No Longer Happening

    Microsoft will no longer be releasing its previously announced Azure Sphere version 22.01 operating system, the company announced on Wednesday.

  • Is Microsoft's Free Windows 11 Upgrade Offer Coming to an End?

    Microsoft may be alluding to the end of the free Windows 11 upgrade for Windows 10 users.