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Windows 11 won't update on Snapdragon 8CX
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Saturday, 10 July 2021 19:33

Windows 11 won't update on Snapdragon 8CX


Update: now it does Galaxy Book S doesn't automatically gets it

I always like to play with the next generation of Windows and have been an active part of the Windows Insider program for years. Out of curiosity, after Intel-powered devices, I wanted to update Galaxy Book S powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8CX. I was surprised to see that Microsoft currently doesn't offer this feature, at least not automatically.

Samsung Galaxy Book Go hits Amazon.com at $349.99
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One with Snapdragon 7c Gen 2

Recently announced Samsung Galaxy Book Go has become available over at Amazon.com, selling at $349.99.

Samsung Galaxy Book Go with Snapdragon 7c starts at $349
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Optional 4G LTE and Snapdragon 8cx 5G

Although it was leaked back in April, Samsung has now officially announced the small 14-inch Galaxy Book Go, which starts at $349 for the WiFi-only version with Snapdragon 7c SoC.

Lenovo Flex 5G available in the US
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 11:01

Lenovo Flex 5G available in the US


Qualcomm starts 5G laptop era

The Always Connected PC (ACPC) initiative and Snapdragon 8cx with 5G modem have enabled what will go down in history as the first 5G enabled laptop. The Lenovo Flex 5G is available at Verizon in the US.

Take Microsoft Surface Pro X storage to 1TB yourself
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Review:
Upgrade SSD for cheap

Microsoft’s Surface Pro X arrived last year and brought to the market the latest ARM-based CPU that works with Windows 10. It promises an all-day battery life, WIFI, and, more importantly, high-speed LTE connectivity with the Nano-SIM or eSIM card onboard.

Samsung Galaxy Book S impresses
Published in Reviews
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 16:42

Samsung Galaxy Book S impresses


Review: Great battery life ACPC

Microsoft was the first to ship Qualcomm's 8CX SoC the chip that they internally called Microsoft SQ1 inside the Surface Pro X. The machine did an impressive job with a nice screen, unique detachable design, and decent, but not great battery life. The Samsung Galaxy Book S came in a notebook form factor and significantly better battery endurance.   

Samsung Galaxy Book S preorders up
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 31 January 2020 12:30

Samsung Galaxy Book S preorders up


Snapdragon 8CX Shipping before Valentine day

Samsung is one romantic South Korean company as after months of delays it finally plans to ship Snapdragon 8CX powered Samsung Galaxy Book S and promised to deliver before February 14. All that and the promise of a 25-hour battery for video watching.

Lenovo announces Yoga 5G
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 09 January 2020 21:12

Lenovo announces Yoga 5G


8CX with X55 millimeter waves

Lenovo and Qualcomm have announced a 5G enabled laptop at Computex 2019 under the codename Project Limitless, and at CES 2020, the company finally shared a bitfewdetails about it. It is arriving in spring 2020.

Surface Pro X review
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Saturday, 21 December 2019 14:20

Surface Pro X review


Review:
Qualcomm (Microsoft) SQ1 ARM SoC inside

The day has finally arrived. A high-end design based on Qualcomm’s promising 8CX processor is finally shipping. Two weeks ago, it started shipping in the US, and just a few days ago the first systems shipped to customers in Europe.

Where is the Samsung Galaxy Book S?
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 25 October 2019 11:20

Where is the Samsung Galaxy Book S?


Snapdragon 8CX yet to ship

Samsung was the first to announce a Snapdragon 8CX design and promised to ship the system this fall, but so far, we haven’t seen any preorders taking place.