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Qualcomm and Microsoft bring on Always Connected PCs with ASUS NovaGo

Qualcomm and Microsoft bring on Always Connected PCs with ASUS NovaGo

To further that vision, HP's Kevin Frost took the stage to introduce the company's upcoming Snapdragon 835-powered Envy x2 convertible.

Windows 10 on ARM is a reboot of Microsoft's earlier attempts to marry mobile processors with full laptop experiences. HP is promising to eke more than 20 hours out of the chip without a charge, and what's more, the Envy x2 and other Snapdragon-powered machines are created to deliver that kind of battery life even though they're always on and come with LTE built in. We've already detailed the finer points and pitfalls of Qualcomm's ambition, but now we can see if the company can make it stick with a new pair of devices from Asus and HP. So there's a new rival for Intel and AMD in the laptop market. The tech firms have jointly just about managed it by introducing the NovaGo. Retail prices start from US$599 for the 4 GB RAM/64 GB storage version and tops at US$799 for the 8 GB RAM/256 GB storage version. The NovaGo can be similarly equipped with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, but its fixed display is a 13.3-inch 1920 x 1080 pixel panel. The Envy x2 will also support an active stylus that is Windows Ink certified for activities such as note-taking and illustration. Both devices will ship with Windows 10S, but ASUS and HP are offering free upgrades to Windows 10 Pro before September 30, 2018. The Envy relies entirely on USB Type-C ports for its input and output, while the Asus has full-size USB Type-A ports and an HDMI port.

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You can also detach the keyboard cover completely and use the Envy x2 as a standalone tablet akin to the iPad Pro.

While processor-intensive applications are liable to suffer a significant performance hit from this emulation - Photoshop will work in the emulator, but it won't be very fast - applications that spend a substantial amount of time waiting around for the user - such as Word - should perform with adequate performance.

Penn State football is Fiesta Bowl bound to take on Washington
Its last appearance came on January 1, 1997, in a win over Texas. That game was played at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. He was the Big Ten offensive player of the year.

That combination seems a bit anemic to us, especially when you consider that some Windows apps designed for Intel-powered machines will not run natively on the Snapdragon processor, instead requiring processor-intensive emulation. That's the same setup found in many Android phones released in 2017, including Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Google's Pixel 2. Stay tuned for more.

Google Is Clamping Down On App Data Collection
This way, users can be protected even when they browse to websites that provide app installation. The Safe Browsing team is giving developers 60 days to update their apps towards this direction.


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