More details leak on “Snapdragon 1000,” Qualcomm’s chip for Windows 10 laptops

Enlarge (credit: Qualcomm) Details of the SDM1000, tentatively named Snapdragon 1000, a new Qualcomm chip built for Windows 10 laptops, have started to trickle out. Microsoft’s development of Windows 10 for ARM has seen the company partner with chip company Qualcomm. The first Windows 10 on ARM machines use the Snapdragon 835 processor, with designs […]

Dealmaster: Presidents Day sales on TVs, laptops, and electronics have begun

Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. But not just any deals: Presidents Day deals. Ooooooh. OK, so Washington’s Birthday isn’t the biggest holiday—the Dealmaster isn’t even getting a day off—but it still brings a decent assortment of sales to this otherwise slow portion of the shopping […]

Microsoft unveils cheap laptops and more tools for education

When it comes to the lucrative education market, Microsoft doesn’t want to be left behind — especially when that Google’s Chromebooks are increasingly popular with schools. Microsoft’s big selling point this year? More cheap Windows 10 notebooks starting at $ 189, and a Minecraft: Education Edition update focused on chemistry. As you’d expect, the company […]

Acer unveils 4 new laptops, including ‘the world’s thinnest’

Ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week, Acer today unveiled three new laptops in its Windows 10 lineups: Swift 7, Nitro 5, and Spin 3. The company also added a new Chromebook 11, and revealed U.S. availability for the previously-announced Switch 7 Black Edition and Predator Orion 9000 Series. All the […]