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Snapdragon 835 Benchmark Reveals Octacore CPU And Adreno 540 GPU

12/07/2016, Qualcomm hasn’t really provided the official specifications of the Snapdragon 835 processor but the company has confirmed that the next-generation chip is going to be manufactured by Samsung on its 10nm process. It also confirmed that the new chip...

Analyst Thinks Apple Could Dump Intel For The iPhone

12/05/2016, It has been revealed that for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple is using modems from Intel and Qualcomm. The latter has typically supplied modems to Apple, but this year we are seeing Apple start to diversify. However it has been reported that Apple was...

Purported Snapdragon 835 Specifications Leaked

11/22/2016, Qualcomm’s next-generation mobile processor, previously known as the Snapdragon 830, was confirmed last week as the Snapdragon 835. Only preliminary details have been confirmed so far as the company hasn’t revealed the entire spec list of its...

iPhone 7 On Verizon’s Network Not Performing As Well As It Could

11/18/2016, Last year there was a bit of controversy regarding the iPhone 6s chipsets, in which it was discovered that the TSMC-made chipsets provided longer battery life (on paper) compared to the ones made by Samsung. Could a similar problem be brewing this year...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Gets Samsung 10nm Semiconductor Process

11/17/2016, Details about the upcoming Snapdragon 835 high-end SoC (main processor) from Qualcomm are starting to (officially) emerge. The new chip, designed by Qualcomm, will be manufactured by Samsung Semiconductor using Samsung’s edgy 10nm (nanometer) FinFET...

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 Announced

11/17/2016, Today at an event in New York that we attended, Qualcomm announced its lasts generation for its fast charging technology Quick Charge 4. The successor of Quick Charge 3, the new technology will be available with the next-gen Qualcomm processor, the...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 Rumored To Feature Quick Charge 4.0

11/11/2016, The Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 is expected to be the company’s flagship chipset for 2017. We can expect that it will be faster and more efficient than its predecessors, but it seems that we can also expect Qualcomm to introduce the next generation of their...

HTC Bolt Review: Hands-On

11/10/2016, The HTC Bolt was just introduced, and it has been designed to be an excellent multimedia smartphone for the Sprint LTE network. At the present time, it is the first handset which has been tuned to take advantage of Sprint’s 3x@20MHz carrier aggregation...

Did Qualcomm Just Tease The OnePlus 3T?

11/07/2016, The OnePlus 3T is a phone that we have been hearing about for a while now. OnePlus themselves have been pretty mum on the subject but it seems that Qualcomm might have let the cat (or dragon?) out of the bag, thanks to a recent post on Twitter in which...

Qualcomm Confirms $47 Billion Acquisition Of NXP

10/27/2016, There were rumors that Qualcomm was interested in acquiring NXP Semiconductor and the company has just made a formal announcement today. Qualcomm has confirmed that it’s going to acquire NXP for $47 billion. It’s the biggest chip acquisition...

Qualcomm IoT Push Goes From Chips To Complete Platforms

10/21/2016, In the past week, Qualcomm has been pitching developers and hardware partners in Hong Kong and when it comes to IoT (Internet of Things), Qualcomm has gone from discrete chips to platform, in a big way. In the past, the company has created various...

iPhone 7 With Qualcomm Modems Have Seemingly Better Reception

10/20/2016, With the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple made some changes under the hood which saw the company turn to the use of both Qualcomm and Intel modems for some models of the device. Prior to this, Apple had pretty much used Qualcomm’s modems exclusively. When...

Qualcomm X50: World’s First 5G Modem

10/19/2016, 5G Networks are one step closer to becoming a reality for wireless broadband users worldwide. With the announcement if the X50 5G modem, Qualcomm draws a line in the sand and prepares the whole wireless industry to go to the next level.

1Gbps Downloads In Next Snapdragon 800 Series Processors

10/18/2016, Qualcomm has made it official that its next-gen Snapdragon 800 Series of SoC (probably the Snapdragon 830) would integrate the Qualcomm X16 LTE Modem which is capable of reaching theoretical speeds close to 1 Gbps.