Phone-like PCs failed before. Here's why they'll succeed now - CNET

Microsoft is rumored to be creating an ARM-powered notepad device with two screens that fold over much like the Courier concept, and a new job posting reveals that the company is planning some type of Surface ARM hardware. Spotted by WinFuture, the job posting is for a radio engineer based in Microsoft’s building 85, one of the many buildings Microsoft uses for its Surface and hardware employees. The engineer will be responsible for hardware testing Wi-Fi and other radio equipment in a product, and Microsoft is specifically looking for someone who can travel to China regularly to meet with manufacturing teams. Microsoft uses a Pegatron plant in China to manufacture both its Surface devices and Xbox hardware, so combined with the building... Continue reading…

Phone-like PCs failed before. Here's why they'll succeed now - CNET

Windows RT was an ill-fated attempt to make computers more power efficient like smartphones. Microsoft and Qualcomm is giving it a second go around now.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Here are the first Windows on Qualcomm Snapdragon PCs - CNET

The new two-in-one devices from Asus and HP promise longer battery life, always-on connectivity and other smartphone-like features.

Tue 5 Dec 17 from CNET

Qualcomm Unveils Intel's Worst Nightmare, Always Connected Snapdragon Windows 10 Convertibles Launched

For the folks at Intel, all eyes are likely on Qualcomm today. While Intel has faced the toughest competition in recent years from AMD's Ryzen, Ryzen Threadripper, and EPYC family of processors, ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from HotHardware

HP and ASUS unveil Snapdragon-powered laptops

Since teasing us with a preview of what Windows on Snapdragon will look like at Computex this year, Qualcomm and its partners are ready to reveal actual devices. Today, at Qualcomm's ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from Engadget

AMD and Qualcomm join forces to power higher-end connected PCs

Qualcomm may have found a worthy ally in its quest to take on the PC market. After unveiling a new stable of Snapdragon 835-powered "Always Connected" PCs from HP and ASUS, ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from Engadget

Microsoft launches ARM-powered Windows 10 PCs with ‘all-day’ battery life

Microsoft and Qualcomm are officially unveiling the first ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops today. As expected, HP, Lenovo, and Asus are the manufacturers creating these new laptops ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from The Verge

Microsoft launches Windows 10 on ARM, with HP and ASUS promising 20+ hours of battery life

 Windows laptops and tablets have traditionally run on X86 processors from the likes of Intel and AMD. Microsoft experimented with using ARM-based processors when it launched the Surface ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from TechCrunch

Microsoft job posting hints at ARM-powered Surface device

Microsoft is rumored to be creating an ARM-powered notepad device with two screens that fold over much like the Courier concept, and a new job posting reveals that the company is ...

Fri 1 Dec 17 from The Verge

Microsoft Job Listing Hints At Snapdragon 845 Powered Surface Tablet Or Surface Phone

Through its human resources service provider, Microsoft has posted a job listing that suggests its collaboration with Qualcomm will not end with shoving the company's Snapdragon 835 processors ...

Fri 1 Dec 17 from HotHardware

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