Windows 10 ARM reviews hint at good things to come (but mixed bag at present)

Here’s the sales pitch for Windows 10 laptops and tablets with ARM-based processors: you get super long battery life and smartphone-like always-connected capabilities in a device that can be thinner and/or lighter than a typical Intel or AMD-powered computer. But there’s a tradeoff: today’s fastest ARM processors still offer the kind of power you’d expect […]

HP Envy x2 with Snapdragon 835 up for pre-order for $1000 (ships by March 9th)

HP is now taking pre-orders for its first Windows 10 PC powered by an ARM-based processor. And as expected, it’s not cheap. The HP Envy x2 with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of UFS storage is selling for $1000 and it’s expected to ship by March 9th, 2018. The 2-in-1 […]

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, […]

Hands-on with the Asus NovaGo (and is Windows on ARM even a good idea?)

The Asus NovaGo is a convertible laptop with Windows 10 software, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, and a starting price of $599. It’s expected to ship sometime around May, which is when other new Windows on ARM computers (from HP and Lenovo) will probably hit the streets as well. When Microsoft announced it was bringing […]

HP introduces Envy x2 2-in-1 with Intel Core Y-series processor (in case you don’t want the Qualcomm Snapdragon model)

When HP unveiled the new Envy x2 2-in-1 tablet with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor last month, what the company didn’t tell you is that there are actually two versions of the Envy x2. One has that Qualcomm chip and runs a version of Windows designed for devices with ARM processors. The other has an […]

Reports: Samsung and Xiaomi to launch Windows 10 on Snapdragon devices

Asus and HP are the first two companies to unveil upcoming Windows 10 computers powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors. But we already know that Lenovo is working on its own Snapdragon-powered Windows PC. And now Fudzilla reports two more companies want in on that Windows-on-ARM action. Samsung and Xiaomi are both said to be working […]

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 […]

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 […]