It’s the Web Browser, Stupid (Premium)


In evaluating Windows 10 on ARM again thanks to the Snapdragon 850-based Lenovo Yoga C630, its Achilles Heel is clear. It's not the performance. Yes, this laptop is a bit pokey compared to mainstream Intel Core U-series machines. But it has a bigger problem than that.

I'm referring generally to compatibility, which remains a huge problem for anyone wishing to take advantage of this platform's thin, light, and silent battery life longevity. But I'm referring more specifically to the web browser. This is where the Windows 10 on ARM equation really falls apart.

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