CES 2011: Next version of Windows to run on ARM processors

Microsoft Windows logoMicrosoft announced that the next version of Windows will soon run on ARM processors, in addition of course to x86 chips from Intel and AMD.

So what’s an ARM processor anyway?┬áDeveloped and licensed to other chip makers by ARM Holdings, it’s the most commonly used CPU in smartphones and tablets.

Get the picture now? Microsoft wants to make sure it doesn’t get left in the dust by the likes of Android, Symbian, iOS and the like.

[Microsoft press release]