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Vulkan Graphics Now Ready For Developers

02/16/2016, Vulkan, an open-source, multi-vendors, application programming interface (API) for 3D graphics / GPU has now an actual implementation and as available to developers. Vulkan was previously at the design phase where the programming interface was made public...

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon Wear 2100 Chipset For Wearables

02/11/2016, As it stands, Qualcomm provides chipsets for several different smartwatches, like the 2nd gen Moto 360, the ASUS Zenwatch 2, the Huawei Watch, and so on. These devices are powered by Snapdragon chipsets and so will future wearables, except that in the...

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X16 Modem Set To Light Up The Scene

02/11/2016, While Qualcomm continues to spearhead the mobile SoC and modem markets, the company is not as strong as it once was in those markets, but this does not mean that innovation is dead. Far from it, as Qualcomm continuously introduces new LTE technologies...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Speed & Features

01/14/2016, As we head towards Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, the onslaught of smartphone designs using Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 820 SoC (processor) is going to hit. Now is a good time to refresh your mind about what this chip is about, and how it is compared...

Samsung Will Make The Snapdragon 820 For Qualcomm

01/14/2016, Samsung has made it a habit of announcing the mass production of its new flagship mobile chip, the chip that usually ends up making its debut with the company’s new Galaxy S flagship, and it’s sticking to this tradition in 2016 as well. Ahead...

LeTV Le Max Pro: First Snapdragon 820 Phone Hands-On

01/06/2016, During the CES 2016 Qualcomm press conference, CEO Steven Mollenkopf has surprised the audience by announcing that the first company to use the new Snapdragon 820 high-end chip would be a relatively unknown (in the U.S) Chinese media company called LeTV...

Xiaomi Mi 5 Confirmed To Sport Snapdragon 820

01/06/2016, According to the rumors, the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 5 could be one of the first few smartphones to sport the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. In fact, just recently there were leaked specs to suggest that was true. For those wondering how true it is, wonder no more...

Qualcomm Introduces Snapdragon 820A For Cars

01/05/2016, Qualcomm has launched a new version of its flagship Snapdragon 820 chip at the Consumer Electronics Show 2016, the Snapdragon 820A is meant for the automotive industry, and with smart and connected car platforms gaining popularity hardware manufacturers...

Qualcomm Renames The Snapdragon 618 & 620

12/16/2015, If you recall, earlier this year Qualcomm announced several new Snapdragon chipsets aimed at mid-range devices. Amongst the announcement were the Snapdragon 618 and 620 chipsets. However in a recent announcement made by the chipmaker, it seems that they...

Qualcomm Decides Not To Break Up Its Business

12/15/2015, There had been some speculation over the past few weeks that Qualcomm may split its patent and chipsbusiness but according to a new report published by the company it has decided not to do that. Qualcomm has determined that it’s not going to be the...

Huawei Tipped To Make 2016’s Nexus With Snapdragon 820 [Rumor]

12/11/2015, Several months ago Google and Huawei announced the Nexus 6P. This is one of the two latest Nexus handsets launched, and it also marks the first time that Huawei has ever made a Nexus handset. That being said we have seen Google turn to the likes of...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Could Feature Heat Pipes [Rumor]

12/04/2015, If the rumors are to be believed, 2016’s Samsung Galaxy S7 could feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. Now with the Snapdragon 810, there were reports of it overheating which is apparently why Samsung opted to go with Exynos chipsets for their...

Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Rumored For 2016

11/18/2015, Last week, Qualcomm officially detailed the Snapdragon 820 chipset. This is the chipset that is expected to power high-end flagship smartphones for 2016, and if the rumors are to believed, the Samsung Galaxy S7 could be one of them. That being said, the...

US Galaxy S7 Models Could Get Both Chipsets [Rumor]

11/16/2015, It is no secret that with the launch of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 that some high-end flagship smartphones in 2016 will be using it. One of those phones is rumored to be the Samsung Galaxy S7, although there have been rumors suggesting that there could...