[fpc-other] ARM is the future of desktop

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sun Jul 5 09:20:56 CEST 2020

Am 04.07.20 um 23:20 schrieb Marco van de Voort:
> Op 2020-07-04 om 23:14 schreef Sven Barth via fpc-other:
>>> Here is an interesting article by a ex-windows boss. He thinks that 
>>> in a few years even desktops will be ARM and Intel will be residual. 
>>> And obviously it will be a mayor problem to Microsoft, whose software 
>>> is very tied to Intel platform.
>>> https://www.zdnet.com/article/ex-windows-boss-apples-arm-based-mac-will-be-the-ultimate-developer-pc/ 
>> Windows 10 nowadays supports both ARM and ARM64, so I see no problem 
>> there.
> And it is from Sinofsky, who is considered to be good in the tech 
> department, but bad in the visionary department (he was resposible for 
> the tanked Windows 8 "vision", and Microsofts failed ventures in the 
> phone and tablet world)

I stopped taking it serious when I read "iPad", "work" and "touch" in 
combination. While I have a current iPad, it is still no more than a 
better ebook, pdf and web page reader for me. Even answering mails works 
that bad that I prefer typically to wait till I have a real keyboard to 
type it.

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