Microsoft spent a big chunk of MWC today
telling everyone about Windows 8
and if you’re the coding type, the news gets even better. If invited, you’ll be expecting something nice in the mail to arrive from Redmond very shortly. It’s sending out test PCs powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 MSM8960
that includes the beefy LTE, camera and sensor gear we played with in our hands-on. It’s intended to give developers a head-start in building and refining Metro-style apps ahead of the operating system’s big debut. You can check out the consumer preview of what was shown today here
and if you’d like to know more, head on past the break for a sprinkling of PR.
Update: It’s not just Qualcomm giving away ARM silicon for free, looks like NVIDIA will be distributing Windows 8 machines powered by its Tegra 3 SoC too. PR’s after the break.
Continue reading Qualcomm, Microsoft giving Snapdragon S4 PCs to Windows-on-ARM developers (update: NVIDIA handing out Tegra 3 PCs, too)
Qualcomm, Microsoft giving Snapdragon S4 PCs to Windows-on-ARM developers (update: NVIDIA handing out Tegra 3 PCs, too) originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 29 Feb 2012 13:08:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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