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On Channel 9 Microsoft has been discussing driver development using the Intel Sharks Cove development. The small ATOM-powered PC can be used to develop drivers using Visual Studio, and Microsoft noted that the modern drivers developers create can be used for tablets, but also future Windows Phones. Interestingly Microsoft does not have a similar solution available for ARM, and was…

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We know Windows Phone 8 can run on x86 processors, with Greg Sullivan saying just a few weeks ago: “Our architecture is such that it’s hardware independent. For the same reason that Windows 8 [tablets] could run on ‘Wintel’, right now Windows Phone is on Qualcomm. We have a portable OS architecture.” Hermann Eul, President of Intel’s Mobile Communications Group…

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According to Digitimes Intel is finally seeing the light, and is backing off MeeGo development to create hardware instead for Android and Windows Phone 7. MeeGo was a joint venture between Intel and Nokia which resulted in a few small tablets and the Nokia N9, but has been abandoned by Nokia in favour of Windows Phone 7, with no other…