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Samsung and Qualcomm Build World’s Fastest Galaxy Note 3

02/25/2014, Earlier today, a Galaxy Note 3 as reached a download speed of 300Mbps, and with its Snapdragon 805 processor, it became the fastest and most powerful device of its kind. The bad news is that you won’t be able to purchase it: it’s a unique prototype...

Nexus 6 Relies On 64-bit 8-Core Snapdragon 810 (Rumor)

02/24/2014, Now, it might seem rather premature to say this, but the alleged Nexus 6 (which will be a Google device for sure) is all set to arrive with a 64-bit 8-core Snapdragon 810 chipset, at least according to the folks over at Digitimes who have cited a new...

Snapdragon 610, 615: Up To Octo-Core Snapdragon

02/23/2014, At Mobile world Congress 2014, Qualcomm is introducing two new system on chip (SoC): the Snapdragon 610 and Snapdragon 615, that are designed to capture the “Super” mid-range Android phone market, which is a category that is rising very quickly thanks...

Qualcomm Gobi 9×30 Brings 300Mbps LTE Into Cars

02/23/2014, The chip industry has talked about the computerization of cars forever, and it looks like this is going to (finally) happen within the next few years. The mobile revolution has mass-produced the technology required for it, and the various app ecosystem...

What is The Snapdragon 801 Processor?

02/23/2014, If you are following the mobile news today (and it looks like you are…), you will see that a number of new devices are being released with a Snapdragon 801 chip. At first, I was wondering if they were referring to the rumored Snapdragon 810, but...

Qualcomm Toq Smartwatch Gets $100 Price Cut

02/23/2014, Everyone loves a good bargain, although it can be pretty difficult to meet in the middle with a hard salesperson. However, whenever a company-wide directive is given, then that would be something else altogether. Qualcomm’s Toq smartwatch that boasts of...

Microsoft And Qualcomm Create Windows Phone Reference Design

02/23/2014, While Google appears to be relatively flexible when it comes to Android OEMs choosing their own hardware, Microsoft has adopted a stricter approach which typically required their manufacturing partners to follow a set of hardware guidelines, as well as to...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 802 SoC Canned

02/16/2014, Qualcomm is a leader in the application processor market, its chips can be found in a wide variety of mobile devices developed by countless manufacturers, both big and small. Last month at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas, the chip-maker...

Limited Edition Toq Smartwatch Launches In White

01/30/2014, Back in 2013, Qualcomm announced their Toq smartwatch. The watch was never intended to be released as a commercial product, but rather produced a reference design in which Qualcomm expected other companies to use in order to manufacturer smartwatches of...

Qualcomm Buys Palm and IPAQ Patents

01/23/2014, Qualcomm has just announced that it is buying the Palm and IPAQ portfolios of patents from HP which represent a combined 2400 patents, some of which have been granted, while others are still in the application process. Qualcomm did not elaborate on the...

First Snapdragon 805 Device To Release In May

01/09/2014, Qualcomm held the high-end mobile device segment tightly in the past year, with majority of the premium devices touting its Snapdragon 600 and Snapdragon 800 processors. Late last year it unveiled the Snapdragon 805 chip but it hasn’t made its way...

Qualcomm Toq Smartwatch Price Receives $50 Cut

01/06/2014, We saw a number of smartwatches being released last year and the trend is expected to continue this year as well. Qualcomm, commonly known for the mobile chips that it makes, also released its very own smartwatch called the Toq. At $350 a pop, the Toq...