Microsoft and Qualcomm Unveil First ARM-Powered PCs
06 December, 2017, 00:53 | Author: Randy Kelley
The Snapdragon 835 in the Windows on ARM machines will be accompanied by Qualcomm's X16 Gigabit LTE modem, with support for up to 1 Gbps downloads, network depending.
What we do know is that Xiaomi was the first to announce it'll be making an 845 phone, as the Chinese brand joined Qualcomm on stage to tease its upcoming device.
Next, it was the turn of HP's Kevin Frost, who also unveiled a Snapdragon 835-powered Windows 10 laptop at the event: the HP Envy x2.
Asus CEO Jerry Shen was on hand to reveal the Asus NovaGo, an ultra-thin and light convertible laptop powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with 8GB of memory and 256GB of Universal Flash Storage 2.0 (UFS 2.0), which is capable of speeds up to 1,400Mbps. It's effectively a Snapdragon version of the Spectre x2. Sadly there's no carrier subsidy, unlike with a phone, to lower the cost; however, networks will nearly certainly be incentivizing retailers to push data activation on new sales. To see how all of that works, we'll have to spend more time with these machines. Retail prices start from US$599 for the 4 GB RAM/64 GB storage version and tops at US$799 for the 8 GB RAM/256 GB storage version. Frost didn't mention a stylus, but the machine was pictured with such a pen attached to its case, so it probably supports Windows Ink. We'll find out the answers to those questions and more when the Envy x2 goes on sale next spring, but for now, HP gave us a few minutes of hands-on time with one so we can offer you a sneak preview of what to expect from this detachable laptop that thinks it's a smartphone.
There's another big name with hardware waiting in the wings, mind.
At its technology summit in Maui this afternoon, Qualcomm provided some additional details of the results of its partnership with Microsoft to bring Windows to the chipmaker's SoCs. It's unclear what form-factor it'll adopt, though given it has a large Yoga line-up of 2-in-1s with rotating hinges, that seems like a safe bet.
We should have full United Kingdom pricing details very soon. Nonetheless, there are still some big questions lingering, that only real-world experience will settle one way or another.
The chip will likely be found in other, non-Android devices as well, including Windows 10 PCs, among others.
Microsoft Executive Vice President of the Windows and Devices Group Terry Myerson. That may still be some way out, but it could have a huge impact on not only Intel and AMD's businesses, but that of other companies relying on their low-power chips, including Apple.
Conyers flew home to his district last week and checked into the hospital for what a family consultant said was stress. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi dug herself into a hole when she defended Conyers on Meet The Press .
Friday by a State Police investigator, Todd Grant, who recognized Rodriguez's red Mercury sedan and its Florida license plates. According to the friend, Caitlyn said the two were planning to leave and she (Caitlyn) didn't know how to get out of going.
He was mentioned the last two years as a candidate at LSU, where he spent seven seasons as the offensive coordinator (2000-06). Sumlin went 51-26 in six seasons with the Aggies. "Obviously, he feels like it's the right move for him".
The supermoon is seen in the sky while a farmer walks with cows in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. In January 2018 there will be two supermoons, the first on January 1 and the second on January 31.
Kimrey removed the girl's body from the place where she died and knew her death was not natural, according to arrest warrants. Woods lives with her mother and her mother's live-in boyfriend on Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville, North Carolina.
The Buckeyes won 27-21 in the Big Ten championship game, and they have a slightly-better resume then the Crimson Tide. But if the Buckeyes capture their 36th conference title, they might need help to reach college football's final four.
Officers initially had responded to a 911 call when two individuals stabbed each other at the lounge in Queens at around 4:30 a.m. Police are searching for the driver, who they say had his hair in a ponytail.
Facebook launches new messaging app made for kids
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Penn State, Washington to meet in Fiesta Bowl
The No. 9 Nittany Lions will take on 11th-ranked Washington in Glendale, Arizona, near Phoenix on December 30 at 4 p.m. on ESPN. Penn State's 1982 national title was also preceded by a 26-10 win over USC in the Fiesta Bowl to close out the 1981 season.
Miguel Cotto fight time, date and venue
Cotto had received a thunderous ovation when he entered the ring, and they were chanting his name as he left, proud but defeated. I took advantage of this fight, and I made sure to make it count. "I had him hurt here and there", Ali said.
Quake detected near North Korea nuclear site
The Hwasong-15 is believed to have reached the highest altitude ever recorded by a North Korean missile. With every missile launch or nuclear test, Kim has improved his country's capabilities, McMaster said.
Saudi Arabia 'intercepts another Houthi missile'
The country has since fallen into chaos and Mr Saleh later joined the Houthis to drive Mr Hadi out of the capital in 2014. The United Nations envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, and the ICRC urged the parties to avoid targeting civilians.
Skywatchers: See full supermoon on December 3
In November 2016, the moon reached a distance closest to the Earth than ever seen since 1948, producing a supersized supermoon. But for those who can't wake up that early, the moon will still look bigger - and brighter - throughout the night.
Timeline | Amber Alert, Search for Mariah Woods Enters 4th Day
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