12/17/2013, A couple of months ago Apple announced the iPhone 5s and while the phone might look the same on the outside, for the most part, it was under the hood that we saw some pretty major changes. For the most part Apple’s “S” series of iPhones were typically incremental hardware upgrades with nothing to shout about, but with the iPhone 5s, Apple introduced the A7 chipset which made them the […]
12/09/2013, Apple made headlines when they announced the iPhone 5s not because of the looks of the device or its features, but rather the fact that they achieved an industry first by introducing a 64-bit chipset into a smartphone. Naturally several companies later announced their plans to hop aboard the 64-bit bandwagon as well, but it looks like coming in at second place is none other than Qualcomm, whose SVP at […]
12/02/2013, A couple of weeks ago, we reported that the Qualcomm Toq smartwatch had gone up for pre-order. The good news is that if you missed out on the opportunity to pre-order the device, you’re in luck because it can now be purchased directly via Qualcomm’s website where it is priced at $350. There are two models available, one in black and one in white, but as it stands the white […]
12/01/2013, Ever since Apple introduced its 64-bit processor earlier this year with the iPhone 5s, there has been a lot of speculation about other manufacturers and their 64-bit plans. Samsung is reportedly going to start production of its 64-bit Exynos 6 processor early next year and according to industry observers cited in a new Digitimes report, Qualcomm, Nvidia and Broadcom are likely to roll out their 64-bit quadcore processors in the […]
11/25/2013, The other day we reported that Qualcomm was planning on releasing its Toq smartwatch on the 2nd of December where it would be priced at $350. At that time there was no word when you could pre-order the device, but the good news is that if the Toq smartwatch caught your attention, you will be pleased to learn that the smartwatch can now be pre-ordered via Qualcomm’s website. The Toq […]
11/20/2013, Qualcomm has just announced that it is introducing a line of Internet Processor (IPQ, the Q stands for Qualcomm) that will provide higher performance for connected devices like routers and other Internet appliances that may need to handle high data throughput. When we discussed with Todd Antes from Qualcomm-Atheros, he said that in Qualcomm’s own estimations, a number of Internet devices were limited by their network processing power, instead of […]
11/18/2013, Smartwatches are definitely the “in” thing in technology these days and if the recent wave of smartwatches have not managed to meet your criteria, fret not because Qualcomm’s own smartwatch, the Toq, will be seeing a release on the 2nd of December (Cyber Monday) and will be priced at $350. This price makes it a tad more expensive than the Samsung Galaxy Gear although we don’t know yet if the […]
10/11/2013, Qualcomm, right now one of the major smartphone chipmakers in the world, will be working to develop extremely efficient neuro-inspired chips in the near future that will have these very same chips work within smartphones, robots, and vision systems. Of course, having such chips alone would be useless if it does not have the right kind of software to work with, which is why Qualcomm is working towards the end […]
09/18/2013, HTC is expected to release its new phablet, the much rumored HTC One Max, later this year. There have been a lot of rumors about this device, it is seen in leaked photos almost on a daily basis. Specifications have been leaked as well, but since nothing has been officially confirmed, one can’t really be sure at this point in time. As per the super chatty Taiwanese supply chain, HTC might […]
09/09/2013, Qualcomm has just announced that it has become an Official Founding Technology Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship, which is the body regulating the equivalent for Formula 1, but for electric vehicles (EV). As such Qualcomm is going to evaluate and provide recommendations to the FIA Formula E Championship about how wireless connectivity could improve the spectator experience of the race.
09/04/2013, Earlier today, the Qualcomm Toq was announced by Qualcomm’s CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs at Uplinq, and we managed to grab the Toq that Rob Chandhok (Qualcomm SVP) had with him. As you can see, the smart watch design is slightly big, just like other products in this category. At the moment, there is no way around this since the technology is getting just small and low-power enough to enable […]
09/04/2013, If you’ve been following tech news since last week, you’ll be aware of the fact that Samsung was going to unveil its new smartwatch today. It did unveil the new product, Samsung Galaxy Gear has officially been announced. Though its not the only new smartwatch we get to see today. Qualcomm, known widely for its processors, has unveiled Toq, its very own smartwatch that comes with a color screen.
08/06/2013, One of the chips which can be found within the heart of a smartphone that has certainly looks set to impress the masses in the days and months ahead would be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, and we do know that it will also make a bow in the Galaxy S4 Active, LG G2 as well as the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Well, apart from an obvious increase in clock […]
07/02/2013, It seems that everyone is interested in creating smart watches these days. While smart watches aren’t exactly new, it is possible that the success of Kickstarter projects like Pebble have made tech giants sit up and take notice of a possible new product line. So far we’ve seen companies such as Samsung, LG, Google, and even Apple show interest (some of it is rumored), and now it looks like Qualcomm […]