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Lilbits: Google’s Pixel 6a could be a cheaper phone with a Tensor processor

With a $599 starting price, the Google Pixel 6 isn’t exactly a high-end smartphone by today’s standards. But soon there may be a cheaper option. Google’s next mid-range smartphone is expected to the Pixel 6a, and a few days ago we got our first look at it courtesy of some leaked renderings. Now the folks […]

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Lenovo device with Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor shows up at Geekbench

Windows on ARM laptops and tablets have been a mixed bag so far. While they make it possible for PC makers to deliver thin, light, and usually fanless devices with long battery life and sometimes with integrated support for 4G LTE or 5G wireless, they’ve generally been slower than similarly-priced hardware with Intel or AMD […]

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Snapdragon Dev Kit for Windows developers now available for $219 (mini PC with Snapdragon 7c)

The Snapdragon Developer Kit is a small, inexpensive desktop computer designed to let Windows software developers test their apps on hardware powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors. First announced in May, the Snapdragon Developer Kit was designed by Qualcomm and Microsoft and manufactured by ECS, and it’s now available for purchase for $219. The kit, also […]

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Gateway laptops with Qualcomm chips and 4G LTE coming this summer

Budget computer maker Gateway plans to launch at least two new Windows laptops powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon processors this summer. The Gateway GWTC116-3 is an 11.6 inch convertible with an HD touchscreen display and support for pen input, while the Gateway GWTN133-1 is a 13.3 inch notebook with a full HD display and twice as much storage […]

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Of course Windows 11 has been ported to the Lumia 950 XL smartphone (Updated)

Microsoft is holding an event on June 24 to unveil the future of Windows… but the future is already here for some folks thanks to a leaked Windows 11 build that’s been floating around the internet for the past few days. Some folks have already installed it on PCs or in virtual machines. But at […]

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Samsung Galaxy Book Go is a Windows on ARM laptop for $349 and up

Windows laptops and tablets with ARM-based processors have been around for a few years, but for the most part they’ve suffered from two issues: they’re not very powerful and they’re not very cheap. Now Samsung is taking aim at the second problem with the launch of a new Samsung Galaxy Book Go line of Windows laptops […]

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Snapdragon Dev Kit is a small Windows PC with a Qualcomm processor (for developers)

Chip maker Qualcomm is one of the dominant players in the smartphone space, but the company wants in on the PC space as well. A handful of Windows laptops and tablets with Qualcomm processors have shipped over the past few years, and Qualcomm-powered Chromebooks are just starting to hit the streets. Now Qualcomm has unveiled […]

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 chip is made for Chromebooks and budget Windows laptops

Qualcomm is updating its entry-level laptop processor with a 2nd-gen model that… honestly seems like a pretty modest spec bump. Designed for Chromebook and Windows PCs with long battery life and optional support for 4G LTE, the first devices powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 are expected to ship this summer. The new […]

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Lilbits: Intel Tiger Lake-H reviews, Optane memory H20 coming soon, and Photoshop comes to Windows on ARM

Intel’s 11th-gen, 45-watt laptop processors have arrived, and the embargo on reviews lifted today. The good news is that the new Intel chips really do offer some of the best performance of any x86 processor in this class… when it comes to single-threaded performance. But when it comes to multi-threaded performance, AMD’s Ryzen 5000H series […]

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Lenovo launches new Windows on Snapdragon notebooks with 4G and 5G support in China

Earlier this year Lenovo announced it was developing a new Yoga 5G thin and light laptop with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 processor and 5G connectivity. Now the company has revealed that the Lenovo Yoga 5G 2021 goes up for pre-order in China on April 30 for 9999 CNY (about $1540). But if that price seems too […]

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Samsung could launch a Windows PC with Exynos CPU and AMD graphics this year

Samsung released its first Windows laptop with an ARM processor last year, but like every other Windows on ARM device released to date it was powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The company’s next Windows on ARM PC could be something very different though – according to a report from ZDNet Korea, Samsung is planning […]

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Next-gen Lenovo Yoga 5G laptop with Snadragon 8cx Gen 2 is coming soon

After launching one of the first 5G-ready Windows laptops last year, Lenovo is preparing for round two. The new Lenovo Yoga 5G will be a thin, light, and fanless laptop with a touchscreen display, 360-degee hinge, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 processor. Lenovo shared the first details about the upcoming laptop in a post […]