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Ubergizmo’s Best of MWC 2015 Awards

03/05/2015, Mobile World Congress 2015 is over, and it was one hell of a show. It’s a bit frustrating that we’re never able to see everything, but we are leaving the show knowing that we have seen and touched most of the best gadgets that just came out. Phones,...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Was Apparently Not Good Enough For Samsung

03/03/2015, It was first rumored last year that Samsung is going to ditch the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, a processor that is going to power many flagships this year, in favor of its own Exynos 7420 processor. Rumors had everybody believing that this had something to...

Qualcomm Sense ID: Next-Gen Fingerprint Reader

03/02/2015, While we typically hear about Qualcomm for its Snapdragon mobile processors, the San Diego based company has announced a next-Gen fingerprint reading technology, which is based on ultrasound, which makes it possible to perceive the fingerprints in...

Qualcomm Zeroth: A Cognitive Computing Platform

03/02/2015, Qualcomm has launched Zeroth, a “cognitive computing platform” based on deep-learning algorithms that would make all kinds of devices (understand Qualcomm-based ones, Snapdragon or otherwise) much more aware of the context in which they are being...

Cyanogen Announces Qualcomm Partnership And Its New Brand Identity

03/02/2015, Cyanogen wants to get in on the Mobile World Congress 2015 news cycle as well which is why the company has made a couple of announcements of its own. First the company showed off its new brand identity which basically brings a new website and a new logo....

Snapdragon 820 Will Reach Qualcomm’s Partners In H2 2015

03/02/2015, Qualcomm said that Snapdragon 820, the company’s next high-end processor (or SoC) would start “sampling” in the second half of this year (H2 2015). “Sampling” means that the first processors will be produced in limited quantity for engineering...

Qualcomm Seemingly Confirms Snapdragon 810 In HTC One M9

02/24/2015, Are you excited about the upcoming HTC One M9? From what we have heard based on the rumors, the handset will be packing Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 chipset under its hood. This is Qualcomm’s latest chipset and most powerful to date, and given that HTC...

Qualcomm 4K Streaming Adapter Spotted

02/12/2015, I don’t suppose it is really too difficult to figure out just what this Qualcomm 4K Streaming Adapter is all about – the name itself does give the game away, doesn’t it? The chip behemoth has just revealed a reference design that will surely make a...

Snapdragon 810 Fully Revealed: Benchmarks, Architecture

02/12/2015, Since Snapdragon 810 (official page) has been talked about since early 2014, let’s start with the most recent information: our hands-on benchmark scores, using with a reference development device and the latest firmware available. As you may recall,...

Qualcomm’s China Antitrust Case Could Cost Them A Billion

02/09/2015, Being hit by an antitrust lawsuit is not something that companies look forward to, as Google can attest over their Android mobile operating system. Still, antitrust lawsuits do seem to be inevitable from time to time, and Qualcomm themselves, after going...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Heat Issues Reportedly Fixed

02/05/2015, It was first reported last month that Qualcomm had been facing overheating issues with the Snapdragon 810, particularly when it was operating at peak frequencies, and that the time it would take the company to fix this issue will cause shipment delays for...

New Qualcomm Chipsets Leaked

02/05/2015, It seems that the specifications for a couple of upcoming Qualcomm chipsets have been leaked – and they are known as the Snapdragon 618 and Snapdragon 620. In this latest leak, it has been revealed that both of them will make use of big.LITTLE...

Lumia Flagships With Snapdragon 810 Coming Later This Year

02/02/2015, It has been a while since a proper Lumia flagship has been released. Over the past couple of months Microsoft has released a handful of mid-range and low-end devices but Windows Phone users looking for a flagship Lumia have so far been...