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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.

Snapdragon Ready For Connected Cameras

10/18/2016, We already know that Qualcomm is very serious about IoT, but it is about to make a new push in Connected Cameras and enable partners to create pressure and disruption in the coming months. Qualcomm will address that market with a complete Connected Camera...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 653, 626 and 427 Add New Performance Tiers

10/17/2016, During its Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong, Qualcomm has announced three new application processors for the mobile markets. The Snapdragon 653, Snapdragon 626 and Snapdragon 427 add a new performance and feature(s) option for OEMs and ODMs, and one...

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus Uses Qualcomm’s Clear Sight Camera Technology

10/16/2016, The Xiaomi Mi 5s/5s Plus was launched last month and the phone represents quite a bit of firsts. For example it uses Qualcomm’s Sense ID ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, something that not many OEMs have adopted, and recently it was also revealed that...