Saturday, 16 December, 2017

Qualcomm makes the Snapdragon 845 processor official

The best Android processors are coming to Windows PCs, and it could change laptops forever HP and ASUS unveil Snapdragon-powered laptops
Kayla Schwartz | 05 December, 2017, 23:10

If you've picked up a flagship phones from the likes of Google, Samsung or HTC in 2017 then the likelihood is that it'll be powered by the Snapdragon 835 mobile platform - now Qualcomm has unveiled its successor.

Today marks the beginning of a new era of personal computing and ASUS is proud to be paving the way with Qualcomm Technologies and other companies to develop this new landscape for "Always Connected" Windows on Snapdragon PCs.

Today, Qualcomm is holding an event in Hawaii, where the company took the stage alongside new partners like Microsoft, ASUS, and HP.

Asus NovaGo is the world's first Gigabit LTE laptop with superfast download speeds which will allow users to download anything within seconds.

See Qualcomm's sizzle reel for the processor below. Just that the NovaGo is running a mobile processor does not put the device into isolation.

Elon Musk To Send His Personal Tesla Roadster To Space
Falcon Heavy is the followup to SpaceX's Falcon 9. "Payload will be my midnight cherry Tesla Roadster playing "Space Oddity". There's a legitimate rea-son, beyond showmanship, to keep the maiden flight clear of paying customers.

Thankfully though, the HP Envy x2 has alleviated all of our concerns with its impeccably thin and ambitiously premium design.

ASUS NovaGo is a convertible laptop with 13.3-inch 1080p display. ASUS will offer the device for $599 ($799 for 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage) first in the US, UK, Italy, France, Germany, Mainland China and Taiwan, and is working with T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon to offer the NovaGo. The tablet PC comes with cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity onboard. It's paired with up to 256GB of flash storage and 8GB of RAM, which should be enough for some heavy web browsing sessions.

HP didn't provide any pricing information for the Envy x2, but it did say that customers can expect to buy it next spring. The device runs Windows 10 S out of the box, you will however able to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro.

All the promises that are made by the two tech giants are an indication of great future for innovation in the tech industry.

Recommended

  • Instagram says do not take selfies with wild animals

    Instagram says do not take selfies with wild animals

    In August, a baby dolphin died in Spain while being passed around by tourists to take a selfie. But wildlife conservation groups stated that these tourist attractions mistreat animals.
    Rio Tinto (RIO) Receives

    Rio Tinto (RIO) Receives "Buy" Rating from Deutsche Bank

    EMR's profit will be $340.16 million for 30.51 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. 6,900 are held by Prelude Capital Ltd. JP Morgan Cazenove's price target suggests a potential upside of 17.11% from the company's current stock price.
    (Audio) Body Found In Clay County Believed To Be Sydney Loofe

    (Audio) Body Found In Clay County Believed To Be Sydney Loofe

    Authorities say a body believed to be that of Loofe missing since November 16, has been found in southeast Nebraska's Clay County. He also said law enforcement representatives do not believe there is any ongoing risk to the public based on this investigation.
  • Russian Federation  banned from 2018 Winter Games for state-sponsored doping

    Russian Federation banned from 2018 Winter Games for state-sponsored doping

    McLaren's report showed more than 1,000 Russian athletes were involved in a broader system to dope and cover up positive tests. Russian President Vladimir Putin has previously said it would be humiliating for Russia to compete without national symbols.
    Ford lays the smack-down on John Cena for selling his auto

    Ford lays the smack-down on John Cena for selling his auto

    Ford wants damages of over $75.000 because the brand's reputation has suffered as a result of the athlete's irresponsible actions. It was Cena's auto - we know because apparently he's already sold it and now Ford is allegedly taking him to court.
    US Trade Deficit Widens More Than Expected In October

    US Trade Deficit Widens More Than Expected In October

    So far this year, the United States is running a trade deficit of $462.9 billion, up 11.9 percent from a year earlier. Market expectations were for a trade deficit of C$2.70 billion, according to economists at Royal Bank of Canada.
  • GM's Marketplace adds shopping features to your car's infotainment system

    GM's Marketplace adds shopping features to your car's infotainment system

    There will be limits to the functionality of the new marketplace feature since it's created to be used while driving. General Motors Co. has leadership positions in the world's largest and fastest-growing automotive markets.
    Instagram adds Stories Highlights and Archive

    Instagram adds Stories Highlights and Archive

    After selecting the stories you want to package together, you pick a cover photo, give it a name, and post it to your profile. The new update seeks to address those problems by allowing people to hold onto their stories once they are posted.
    Did Kim Kardashian Throw Shade at Taylor Swift with this Instagram Post?

    Did Kim Kardashian Throw Shade at Taylor Swift with this Instagram Post?

    It featured the naked wax figures of West, Taylor Swift , and other celebrities, as originally seen in West's video of the same name .
  • Christiane Amanpour will replace Charlie Rose's PBS time slot after his firing

    Christiane Amanpour will replace Charlie Rose's PBS time slot after his firing

    Christiane Amanpour's global affairs program will slot into the first half hour vacated after Charlie Rose was sacked from PBS. She has during her career contributed to CBS' "60 Minutes" and spent some time as host of ABC News' "This Week".

    Wall Street Analysts See 25.7% for Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

    The stock of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) earned "Buy" rating by Topeka Capital Markets on Friday, October 23. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc decreased Kinder Morgan ( KMI ) stake by 13.26% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.
    This Brand of Purified Bottled Baby Water Is Being Recalled For Mold

    This Brand of Purified Bottled Baby Water Is Being Recalled For Mold

    Kroger is recalling purified water for infants that was sold at dozens of its stores across the country, including Indiana. Kroger urges anyone who has bought the water to stop using it immediately and return it to the store for a refund.

The 9 most retweeted tweets of 2017 The 9 most retweeted tweets of 2017 Trump's predecessor, former President Barack Obama , was responsible for three of the top 10 most retweeted posts of 2017. Obama photographer Pete Souza was fourth, followed by current White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

PayPal's TIO network data breach hits 1.6m customers PayPal's TIO network data breach hits 1.6m customers No details on the type of information exposed have yet been revealed; however, PayPal says the unauthorized access was "ongoing". The Vancouver, Canada-based company's customer base is mostly in the US.

Chelsea midfielder Fabregas responds to shock Clattenburg admission Chelsea midfielder Fabregas responds to shock Clattenburg admission Later in Tuesday's news conference, Pochettino spoke in detail about the challenges faced by referees in the modern game. "There is no ducking the issue".

Sierra Leone auctions off "peace diamond" for US$6.5 million Sierra Leone auctions off The United Nations lifted a ban on diamond exports from Sierra Leone in 2003, though the sector is plagued by smuggling. The gem was first auctioned in Freetown for US$7.07 million earlier this year, but the government rejected the offer.

UCF hires Missouri offensive coordinator Josh Heupel as head coach UCF hires Missouri offensive coordinator Josh Heupel as head coach "I'm thrilled to welcome Josh and his family to UCF", UCF athletic director Danny White said after the hiring was announced. Shannon was the head coach at Miami from 2007-10 and was the Hurricanes' defensive coordinator for six seasons from 2001-06.

John Mayer Hospitalized for Emergency Surgery John Mayer Hospitalized for Emergency Surgery John Mayer was rushed to the hospital early Tuesday morning for emergency surgery, according to his band Dead & Company. The singer was sent to the hospital for an emergency appendectomy, a spokesperson for Mayer told People magazine .

School Bus Crash in Georgia Kills 5-Year-Old, Injures 22 Children School Bus Crash in Georgia Kills 5-Year-Old, Injures 22 Children The crash took place around 50 miles southwest of Savannah and about 235 miles southeast of Atlanta. Our thoughts and prayers are with the student's family in their time of grief.

Google fixes Pixel 2 audio distortion issue Google fixes Pixel 2 audio distortion issue If you get the December 1st security update, then your device will have all the patches from it and previous security updates. The dedicated bulletin for Google's phones and tablets lists 48 additional fixes, though no functional updates are mentioned.

Texas A&M to play Wake Forest in Belk Bowl Texas A&M to play Wake Forest in Belk Bowl Former Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher is the new leading man at Texas A&M, who will play Wake Forest in the 2017 Belk Bowl. Wake Forest is in a bowl game for the second straight season, having beaten Temple 34-26 in last year's Military Bowl.

Samsung Has Begun Production of 512GB Flash Storage For Next Gen Phones Samsung Has Begun Production of 512GB Flash Storage For Next Gen Phones Samsung says that it has introduced a new set of proprietary technologies to maximize performance and energy efficiency. Samsung rates the new 512GB eUFS for sequential read speeds up to 860MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 255MB/s.

Inc. Acquires 32224 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 11 by Needham. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) on Wednesday, November 4 with "Outperform" rating. To measure price-variation, we found ATVI's volatility during a week at 4.08% and during a month it has been found around 2.95%.

Nine Terror Attacks Prevented In UK During The Past Year, MI5 reveals Nine Terror Attacks Prevented In UK During The Past Year, MI5 reveals Salman Abedi was the suicide bomber responsible for the May 22 attack after an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. Had an investigation been reopened at the time, it cannot be known whether Abedi's plans could have been stopped.

Florida State upsets No. 5 Florida Florida State upsets No. 5 Florida They open ACC play at Duke and home against North Carolina, so we'll see how good they really are soon enough. Both teams had shooting woes and sloppy turnovers, but the Seminoles managed to hold a led most of the night.

More Than 4000 Guns Retrieved From People Who Failed Background Checks More Than 4000 Guns Retrieved From People Who Failed Background Checks The organization let it be known neglected to audit Kelley's record which included residential strike. It's not clear how many seizure requests were successfully executed past year .

Research Report For Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) The retailer reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.03. Wealthtrust Fairport Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.05% or 6,125 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE: WMT ) or 3.00M shares.