Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:38 pm Post
Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:48 pm Post
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:46 pm Post
Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:32 pm Post
Astaff wrote:My concern would be ending up with an orphan if this attempt be MS to do an ARM based Surface ends as badly as the last.
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:28 am Post
devinganger wrote:on the other hand, as the dev chain is built sooner or later Qt will support it, and then we can have a native Scrivener on Windows ARM build.
There are enough other manufacturers out there building Windows 10 on ARM that Microsoft isn't trying to go it alone on that front, and even if the Surface model doesn't go well, this won't be the end of that platform.
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:27 am Post
Astaff wrote:Call me super cautious but I have memories of other platforms that enjoyed widespread manufacturer support and were going to be the ‘next thing’ and crashed and burned (netbooks anyone?)
Astaff wrote:I hope you are right as it would bring in a whole super battery life option,
Astaff wrote:Given Apple’s amazing performance results with their version of ARM processors I fully expect ARM powered Mac notebooks in the next year or two. Intel could be seeing whole market segments disappearing.
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:24 am Post
devinganger wrote:Astaff wrote:I hope you are right as it would bring in a whole super battery life option,
There I don't think so. If the market was *really* demanding battery life that is far extended beyond what we have now, I think we'd see it..
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