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  • Microsoft's Surface Duo will reportedly come with a Snapdragon 855, 6GB RAM, and more

    Windows on ARMLast October, Microsoft announced its new family of dual-screen devices, including the Windows 10X-powered Surface Neo and its Android smartphone, the Surface Duo. The Surface Neo is delayed now, but Duo is still on the way. And while Microsoft still hasn't told us much about the actual specs, Windows Central's Zac Bowden has the details.

  • Samsung's Snapdragon 8cx-powered Galaxy Book S is now available

    Windows on ARMSamsung was one of the first companies to introduce a laptop powered by the Snapdragon 8cx, Qualcomm's high-end chipset designed from the ground-up for PCs, and it did so in the form of the Galaxy Book S. It was first announced in August of last year, and it was meant to be available in December, but it only went up for pre-order toward the end of last month. Now, it's actually available.

  • You can now pre-order Samsung's Snapdragon-powered Galaxy Book S

    Windows on ARMSamsung announced the Galaxy Book S back in August, and while it was supposed to ship in September, it's been delayed in most markets. Today, the company finally announced that you can pre-order the laptop, and it will ship next month.

  • Windows on Arm in 2020: An ecosystem finally worth buying into?

    Windows on ARMI know, we’re an Android website, but I find the ongoing transition in the PC space from traditional to mobile processors too fascinating to ignore. By which, of course, I mean Microsoft’s mission to support Windows on Arm, with the aid of Qualcomm providing the chips.

  • Huawei MateBook E review: The best Windows on ARM PC that you can't buy

    Windows on ARMThere are only a handful of Windows on ARM devices on the market, those being PCs that use Qualcomm Snapdragon processors and run either native ARM apps or emulated x86 apps. I had only known about two from the latest generation, the Snapdragon 850, until May. When I spoke to the Windows on ARM team at Microsoft's Build conference, I found out about the China-exclusive MateBook E.

  • Huawei MateBook E is one of the best Windows ARM laptops you'll (probably) never see

    Windows on ARMIn the U.S., so far only two PCs have launched with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 chipset for an "always-connected PC" (ACPC) experience: Samsung's Galaxy Book2 and the Lenovo Yoga C630. Both devices are great, but a third one is only available in China: Huawei's MateBook E. I'm in China this week with Huawei, and I managed to get my hands on this 2-in-1 PC. Here are my thoughts.

  • Samsung Galaxy Book S hands-on: The most stylish Snapdragon laptop yet

    Windows on ARMI wasn't expecting to like the Galaxy Book S as much as I did. After all, based on the teaser video Samsung showed during its Unpacked keynote today, the laptop looked pretty unassuming. Let that be a lesson to learn, though -- don't judge a book by its company-approved cover photo. After I picked up the computer at Samsung's demo area here at Unpacked, I was immediately impressed by how thin and premium it felt.

  • Samsung Galaxy Space with Windows 10 spotted on Geekbench with an unannounced ARM processor

    Windows on ARMSamsung's Galaxy Book2 was definitely one of the better Windows on ARM PCs to be released so far, being one of only three Snapdragon 850 PCs and packing a Super AMOLED display. But it appears that the Korean company might have something new in store from the Windows on ARM department called the Galaxy Space, as was spotted on Geekbench by Windows Latest.

  • Microsoft Still Exploring a Surface Pro Model with ARM Chips

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is pushing hard for its Windows 10 ARM platform, and while the company is working with software developers to optimize their apps and support this project, it’s also accelerating its hardware efforts in this regard.

  • Windows on Snapdragon doesn't solve the underlying issue of Windows ARM

    Windows on ARMBased on our experience with the $1000 Lenovo Yoga C630 powered by a Snapdragon 850, software reliability is still a huge hit or miss on Windows 10 Pro. Qualcomm's grand plans for Windows on Snapdragon is off to a slow and rough start.

  • Lenovo Yoga C630 WOS unboxing and first impressions

    Windows on ARMThis week, I've been attending Qualcomm's Snapdragon Technology Summit (I actually recorded this video before that). One thing that I noticed was that all Qualcomm employees were using Lenovo's Yoga C630 WOS, one of only two PCs on the market with a Snapdragon 850.

  • Snapdragon 850 PCs will continue to be sold alongside of the Snapdragon 8cx

    Windows on ARMToday is the third day of Qualcomm's Snapdragon Technology Summit, and it's all about Always-Connected PCs. The firm announced the Snapdragon 8cx, promising performance on par with an Intel Core i5. But for the first time, the new chipset won't actually be replacing its predecessor.

  • Windows 10 on ARM: First Acer Laptop Possibly Spotted Online

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft announced recently that it plans on bringing the full version of Windows 10 on ARM processors, and the company even demonstrated such an early implementation on a Snapdragon 820 (this chip is already available on some Windows 10 Mobile devices, such as the Alcatel IDOL 4S and the HP Elite X3).

  • Qualcomm Works with Microsoft to Offer Snapdragon 800 processors for Windows RT 8.1

    Windows on ARMQualcomm Snapdragon 800 processors deliver high performance, low power and integrated 3G/4G LTE for next generation Windows RT 8.1 tablets, convertibles and notebooks

  • Lenovo Intros Yoga 11: Windows 8 RT Convertible Notebook

    Windows on ARMLenovo introduced the Yoga 11 convertible notebook tablet at a press event in New York this evening. The 11.6″ notebook features a dual-hinge design that allows the display to fold back 360-degrees and convert into a tablet.

  • ARM Aims for 20 Percent of Notebook Market by 2015

    Windows on ARMAhead of Computex, ARM officials say the combination of low-power chip designs and Microsoft's Windows 8 OS will drive adoption of ARM-based PCs. - ARM executives used the run-up to the 2012 Comdex show to set the stage for the next few years, forecasting up to a 20 percent share of the notebook market within three years and promising 20-nanometer processors by next year.

  • ARM Looking Forward to Capture 20% of Mobile PC Market by 2015

    Windows on ARMWhile Intel Corp. is attempting to enter the market of smartphones and tablets, ARM is trying hard to plant microprocessors based on its architecture into personal computers and servers. ARM is more than optimistic about its opportunities: the company believes that it will control higher share of PC market than Intel will control the market of smartphones.

  • Qualcomm Aims for Ultrabook Market With ARM SoC

    Windows on ARMQualcomm hopes its success and experience in the mobile phone market will translate into worth competition for Intel's massive ultrabook push. The San Diego chip giant is preparing a line of ARM-based processors for super-thin notebooks and/or tablets running Windows 8.

  • ARM-powered notebooks poised to ramp

    Windows on ARMAnalysts at Nomura Equity Research project that ARM-powered processors will make serious inroads in the notebook computer market by 2013. According to an industry note obtained by EE Times, the expected ramp up can be attributed to Microsoft's hotly anticipated and RISC-friendly Windows 8 OS, as well as the low-power sipping advantages offered by ARM SoCs.

  • BIOS player Phoenix Technologies launching new solution for Windows 8

    Windows on ARMBIOS player Phoenix Technologies has recently announced its latest Phoenix SCT 2.2 solution to assist its PC partners to develop systems based on Windows 8, according to the company. Currently, American Megatrends (AMI) is dominating in the desktop BIOS market, with Insyde Software and Phoenix accounting for 55% and 45% of the notebook BIOS market, respectively.


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