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What is the Snapdragon Platform?

03/22/2017, Recently, Qualcomm has published a blog post titled “Moving beyond processors to platforms” in which the company outlines changes to the Snapdragon brand with an emphasis on no longer communicating about Snapdragon as a “processor,” but as a...

Snapdragon 835 Benchmarks Show Galaxy S8 Potential

03/22/2017, The 2017 smartphone season has started with the LG G6, but high-specs fans have taken notice that the G6 uses a Snapdragon 821 chip (July 2016) and not a Snapdragon 835, which is the latest 8xx design from Qualcomm. Although the Samsung Galaxy S8 is...

Qualcomm Refreshes Entry-Level Mobile Platform With 4G Support

03/20/2017, In case you didn’t hear, Qualcomm doesn’t want you calling its processors “processors” anymore, it would rather have you call them platforms instead. The company today announced a refreshed version of its entry-level mobile...

Apple Expands Lawsuit Against Qualcomm To The UK

03/03/2017, A few years ago, one of the biggest lawsuits that Apple was embroiled in was the fight against Samsung, which has died down somewhat but is still ongoing. However it seems that we can expect the next massive legal battle Apple will be involved will be...

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Review: Hands-on

02/26/2017, The Sony XZ Premium is Sony’s new flagship smartphone, part of its renamed mobile portfolio, the Xperia XZ series. The premium successor of the Xperia XZ, launched at IFA 2016 last September, the new handset comes in a larger and shinier body. The key...

Qualcomm Has A New VR Dev Kit And Headset Program

02/23/2017, Qualcomm has moved into the virtual reality space as well and it wants to give virtual reality development by original design manufacturers a push. Its ambitions are not just limited to headsets in which you slot a smartphone, it’s interested in...

Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 Second Generation Gigabit LTE Modem

02/21/2017,   Qualcomm has just announced its latest Gigabit-class LTE modem called Snapdragon X20. It is a discrete modem (not integrated into a SoC processor) that can reach a theoretical speed of 1.2 Gbps (download), thus firmly bridging the gap between LTE...

Galaxy S8 Exynos Processor Teased By Samsung

02/19/2017, While Samsung has already confirmed that it’s not going to unveil the Galaxy S8 at the Mobile World Congress 2017 later this month, the company is going to be present at the event and it’s going to make some announcements. The latest teaser...

Xiaomi Mi 6 Snapdragon 835 Processor Might Be Underclocked

02/02/2017, According to a new report, Xiaomi’s next flagship smartphone is going to have an underclocked processor. Previous reports have suggested that the Xiaomi Mi 6 is going to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 processor. Word on the...

Apple Has Filed Another Lawsuit Against Qualcomm In China

01/25/2017, Last week Apple filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Qualcomm, alleging that Qualcomm had abused its position in the market to “extort” the company. However it seems that’s not the end of it because according to a report from Reuters, Apple has since...

LG G6 Might Not Come With The Snapdragon 835

01/23/2017, The LG G6 is expected to be LG’s flagship for 2017, or at least the first half of 2017. This means we can expect it to pack the latest and most powerful hardware possible, but it seems that might not necessarily be the case. According to a report from...

Qualcomm Reportedly Considering A Countersuit Against Apple

01/23/2017, Last week Apple announced that they would be suing Qualcomm. The company alleges that Qualcomm attempted to “extort” them by withholding payments as a form of “punishment” for Apple’s cooperation with Korea’s FTC. Qualcomm later denied those...