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Sonavation Successfully Embeds Fingerprint Sensor Under A Display

07/22/2015, As it stands, fingerprint sensors on smartphones usually exists on the exterior of the phone, like we’ve seen in the iPhone and several other Android devices. It works and there really isn’t much issue about its placement, but could it be improved...

Alleged OnePlus 2 Benchmark Reveals Throttled CPU

07/20/2015, One of the features confirmed to make its way into the upcoming OnePlus 2 is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. This raised many eyebrows especially when you consider the overheating concerns that many users had, although the company did promise that they were...

EU Looking Into Qualcomm For Possible Antitrust Violations

07/17/2015, When it comes to processors designed for mobile devices, you would be hardpressed to find a smartphone or tablet that was not powered by one of Qualcomm’s chipsets. The company has created chipsets for low-end devices, mid-range, and of course high-end...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumored To See The Return Of Snapdragon Processors

07/10/2015, The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is powered by Samsung’s own Exynos processor, which is by all accounts a powerful processor. However prior to this, Samsung typically relied on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipsets, but rumors of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810...

Qualcomm Not Planning To Spin Off Chip Business

06/30/2015, Investors have recently been pressuring Qualcomm to spin off its chip business, citing increasing competition in the industry as one of the reasons why the company needs to do this but so far they have not been able to convince Qualcomm. The U.S. based...

Sony Xperia Z3+ Overheating Caught On Video

06/24/2015, We have heard reports from Japan that the Sony Xperia Z4 was overheating which means by this logic, the overheating should apply to the Sony Xperia Z3+ which is essentially the same phone with a different name. Now if you’re wondering what the phone...

What Is Qualcomm Quick Charge + How It (Really) Works

06/18/2015, With very slow (but somewhat steady) battery capacity growth in an ever-connected world, it is clear that users are more battery-life conscious than ever before. The next best thing to “more battery capacity” is “faster charging” – ideally you...

Japanese Xperia Z4 Owners Complaining Of Overheating

06/10/2015, The Sony Xperia Z4 was officially announced in Japan back in April. The handset packed some decent specs, one of which was the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. However it looks like it didn’t take long for Xperia Z4 owners to start complaining that...

Japanese Carrier Seemingly Confirms Snapdragon 810’s Overheating

06/10/2015, Is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 overheating? Well if you believe the rumors, the answer is yes and it seems that this has recently been confirmed by Japanese carrier NTT DOCOMO. As you can see in the photo above, it shows a signage that was reportedly...

NTT DOCOMO Will Be The First To Use Qualcomm’s Sense ID

05/26/2015, Early this year Qualcomm announced a new technology that they are working on dubbed Sense ID. It sounds a lot like Apple’s Touch ID and rightfully so since Sense ID is also a fingerprint scanning technology. However if it has one advantage over Touch...

Qualcomm, Daimler To Develop Wireless In-Car Charging Solutions

05/26/2015, For users looking to charge their smartphones while they’re driving, they’d have to buy a in-car charger and in turn plug the charging cable into their device. It’s a pretty convenient solution but for those who think that in-car charging solutions...

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro Leads Snapdragon 810 Performance

05/20/2015, The Xiaomi Mi Note Pro recently went on sale in Asia, and now that we got a unit in our hands, we were curious to check what the performance looks like, and it was a good surprise: as it stands, the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is the fastest Snapdragon 810 powered...

TWRP Now Supports Qualcomm Encryption On The OnePlus One

05/18/2015, Good things just can’t stop making their way to OnePlus One owners, right from the end of Cyanogen issue few week ago and now it has garnered the TWRP support. The latest build of TWRP has started supporting the native Qualcomm encryption on the phone.

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro Reportedly Hit By Overheating Issues [Update]

05/13/2015, Update – According to Xiaomi who reached out to us to clarify, the issue is an isolated one and it seems that it has only affected one user who might have gotten a defective unit. The affected unit has since been sent back to Xiaomi whose engineers...