• Windows on ARM now supports 64-bit apps

    25 days ago - By TechRadar

    Windows on ARM, a version of Windows 10 that can run on laptops running smartphone-like hardware, has just received a big boost, as the software now supports 64-bit ARM apps. This means developers can recompile their existing Windows applications that run standard Windows 10 computers, to run natively on Windows on ARM. Most modern apps are 64-bit, but for them to run on Windows on ARM in the past, they had to be emulated, which impacted their performance on Windows on ARM devices.
    Costing an ARM and a leg
    Windows on ARM devices have plenty of potential, as the ARM hardware allows for...
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  • Microsoft's Windows Store gets a shot in the ARM

    Microsoft's Windows Store gets a shot in the ARM

    25 days ago - By The Inquirer

    And updates Visual Studio to match
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  • Microsoft opens the door to better Windows on ARM apps

    Microsoft opens the door to better Windows on ARM apps

    25 days ago - By The Verge

    Microsoft is removing one of the big limitations of Windows on ARM this week by allowing developers to create 64-bit ARM apps. Developers will be able to recompile existing win32 or Universal Windows Apps to run natively on Windows 10 on ARM hardware. That means 64-bit app performance should get a lot better, as long as developers take the time to recompile.
    Microsoft is now relying on developers to use its tools to improve its Windows on ARM efforts. That's a situation the software giant has found itself in before, relying on developers to create Universal Windows Apps for Windows 8...
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