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Qualcomm Unveils A Pair Of Chips Designed For IoT Devices

09/28/2016, Qualcomm might have been known to some as a maker of chipsets found in smartphones, but in the past few years the company has evolved into creating chips for non-mobile devices. For example earlier this year the company launched chipsets for wearables in...

Xiaomi Teases Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor For The Mi 5s

09/25/2016, Fingerprint scanners on smartphones at the moment largely exist as buttons, meaning that there needs to be a special cutout for the sensors to be placed in order for them to work. For smartphones from Samsung or Apple, this isn’t an issue as the...

What is Qualcomm Clear Sight?

09/15/2016, Qualcomm has just shed some light over its Clear Sight camera technology. Clear Sight can exploit two camera modules with identical sensors to improve imaging performance by having one capture color, and the other one capturing brightness with a slightly...

Qualcomm Announces ‘Clear Sight’ Dual Camera Technology

09/14/2016, Are dual cameras the way of the future for smartphone cameras? There have been quite a few companies adopting the tech, most notably Apple with the iPhone 7 Plus. Now it looks like Qualcomm wants in on the action as well as they have announced a new...

Xiaomi Mi 5s Could Feature Qualcomm’s Sense ID Technology

09/14/2016, Right now fingerprint security is still one of the more favored forms of biometric security. Samsung looks like they might be interested in shifting the discussion to iris scanning, but for now it’s safe to say that fingerprint scanning is still more...

Some iPhone 7 Models Are Apparently Packing Intel’s Modems

09/09/2016, For the longest time ever, Apple has relied on Qualcomm for its LTE modems. However rumors from earlier this year suggested that both Intel and Qualcomm could be supplying the modems, which shouldn’t really be surprising as Apple has typically favored...

Ubergizmo’s Best of IFA 2016

09/02/2016, After two very intense “Press Days”, all the major products at the IFA trade show in Berlin/Germany have been announced, looked at and covered. The best technology companies in the world took their best shot at demonstrating the value of their new...

Qualcomm Snapdragon VR820 Reference Platform Revealed

09/01/2016, During its media event at IFA in Berlin/Germany, Qualcomm has unveiled a new reference hardware for Virtual Reality (VR) developers called Snapdragon VR 820. It is a self-contained, head mounted, VR system that offers a complete freedom of movement*...

Snapdragon Processors Help Save Resources At San Diego Petco Park

08/24/2016, Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions (QIS) has announced that it has worked with OSIsoft LLC to deploy connected resource-monitoring infrastructure to provide real-time data to the Petco Park (San Diego Padres’ home). Randy McWilliams, a senior director of...

Fingerprint Scanners: How They Work

08/11/2016, Fingerprint scanners are fast becoming a standard feature, trickling from the high-end to lower-tier phones. Soon enough, they will be on most phones because they bring a convenient form of security that is much more convenient than a password (and long...

HTC ‘Sailfish’ ROM Dump ‘Confirms’ Snapdragon 820 Chipset

07/25/2016, Last month thanks to leaked information, it was revealed that HTC will be working on two Nexus handsets this year codenamed “Marlin” and “Sailfish”. If the rumors are any accurate, the Marlin is expected to be the flagship model, while Sailfish is...

ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe Launched With Snapdragon 821 In Tow

07/12/2016, Yesterday Qualcomm announced their latest chipset in the form of the Snapdragon 821. With the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 rumored for a launch next month, you would not be blamed if you thought that maybe Samsung would be the first out of the door with a...