Sprint (temporarily) removes biggest pain point for always-connected PCs with free data

Microsoft and its PC-making partners really want “Always Connected PCs” to be a thing. That’s the label Microsoft applies to Windows 10 computers with built-in support for 4G LTE and the ability to receive data even when the system is sleeping. In other words, they’re PCs with smartphone-like features including the ability to receive email […]

The first Windows on ARM PCs will hit stores before April

The first Windows 10 PCs with ARM-based chips are coming soon… like real soon. Lenovo, HP, and Asus have all unveiled convertible notebooks or 2-in-1 tablets featuring Windows 10 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors, and now Qualcomm has announced that the first of those devices will be available “beginning this calendar quarter.” In other words, […]

HP Envy x2 2-in-1 Windows PC with Snapdragon 835 promises up to 20 hours battery life

HP has been offering Envy x2 tablets with detachable keyboards for a few years, but the company’s new Envy x2 model is the first to use a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor rather than an Intel chip. Among other things, that means the new HP Envy x2 will be thinner and lighter than its predecessors. But […]

Asus unveils NovaGo convertible laptop with Snapdragon 835, Gigabit LTE

Asus has introduced its first Windows 10 computer powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. It’s called the Asus NovaGo, and at first glance it’s easy to mistake for one of the company’s current line of Flip-style convertible notebooks. But under the hood, the NovaGo features Qualcomm’s most powerful mobile processor to date, complete with […]

Qualcomm introduces “Always Connected PC” platform with Windows 10 + Snapdragon

The first Windows 10 PCs powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon chips are coming soon. Qualcomm says these new “Always Connected PCs” will be able to run the full Windows experience, but they’ll take advantage of smartphone-like features including lower power consumption which enables long battery life and slim designs as well as always-connected features so that […]

Will Windows 10 run on NVIDIA Tegra, Samsung Exynos, or MediaTek chips

Microsoft has been working with Qualcomm and PC makers to develop Windows 10 software that will run on low-power computers with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors. Unlike the now-defunct Windows RT, Windows 10 on ARM will be able to run just about any Windows application including those designed to run on x86 chips. That’s because ARM-based […]