Is Qualcomm’s Connected PC a threat to Intel?

I have been spending a lot of time with clients and people in the industry lately about Qualcomm and Microsoft’s push to create an ARM-based platform for Windows-based laptops. Although these two companies launched a Windows on ARM program four years ago, that initiative failed due to the underpowered ARM processor available at that time and the version of Windows used on these laptops that did not work well on these early ARM based laptops.

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Tim Bajarin

Tim Bajarin is the President of Creative Strategies, Inc. He is recognized as one of the leading industry consultants, analysts and futurists covering the field of personal computers and consumer technology. Mr. Bajarin has been with Creative Strategies since 1981 and has served as a consultant to most of the leading hardware and software vendors in the industry including IBM, Apple, Xerox, Compaq, Dell, AT&T, Microsoft, Polaroid, Lotus, Epson, Toshiba and numerous others.