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Nvidia CEO Urges Microsoft to Place Windows 8 Platform on ARM for Tablets

Jen-Hsun Huang, the founder and president Nvidia, claims that it won’t be a wise act on the part of Microsoft to place the new Windows 8 platform on ARM for PCs, but, rather, should consider making the platform available for tablet devices.

The CEO made this revelation during an interview with the AllThingsD. According to Huang, the Windows maker should concentrate on introducing full MS Office support to tablet devices running on ARM.

"It's important for [Microsoft] not to position these as PCs. From a finesse perspective -- I can't speak on their behalf -- but I would come out with tablets first with Windows on ARM. It helps to establish that this isn't a PC,” said Huang, according to a SlashGear report.

“It would be almost a requirement to me that [the ARM] device runs Windows interoperably. If Office runs on Windows on ARM -- it's the killer app. Everything else is on the web," he added.

Huang also went on to say that he would like to see Office on ARM supporting the same file formats as today’s Office suite.