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Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Takes Google’s Tango To The Next Level

06/28/2016, Just recently, Lenovo launched the PHAB2 Pro, the first commercial handset equipped with Project Tango (official site), a Google software that makes a phone particularly aware of its physical surrounding. Built like a portable cousin of Kinect, Tango...

iPhone 7 Will Feature Modems From Intel & Qualcomm [Rumor]

06/10/2016, Last year it was discovered that the A9 chipset for the iPhone 6s was made by Samsung and TSMC, meaning that some models had a Samsung-made chip, while other models had a TSMC-made chipset. This would not have been that big of a deal but it was discovered...

Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 1100 Processor Released

05/30/2016, At its Computex 2016 media event, Qualcomm has officially introduced the Snapdragon Wear 1100 processor, a new SoC designed for IoT and wearable applications requiring both ultra-low power and the ability to be always connected.

ZUK Z2 With Snapdragon Chipset Teased

05/23/2016, It is not too long after ZUK CEO has more or less revealed that the company will feature the Samsung Exynos 8890 chipset in its upcoming ZUK Z2 smartphone, and here we are with a teaser that has been spotted over on Weibo (which is more or less China’s...

Qualcomm Wants To Help Google Bake Android Into Vehicles

05/20/2016, Want to get Android in your car? Chances are you will need to get a car that comes with Android Auto, get an aftermarket solution, or wait for the update that lets you run Android Auto in its entirety on your phone. Or maybe you could just wait for the...

Surface Phone Could Sport 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 830 SoC

04/25/2016, If the rumors are to be believed, Microsoft is said to be working on a device called the Surface Phone. Ever since the Redmond company acquired Nokia’s mobile division, we have only seen Lumia handsets churned out which means that the Surface Phone...

More Evidence Of Intel Providing Modems For The iPhone 7

04/21/2016, Rumors dating back to March 2015 suggested that Intel could be working on modems that might find their way into the iPhone 7. We also heard the rumors that Intel had about 1,000 employees working on it and now thanks to a report from Bloomberg, we might...

Window 10 Mobile Will Support Unannounced Snapdragon 830 Chipset

04/17/2016, Wondering what the future of Windows 10 Mobile devices could look like? If you were worried that Microsoft will continue to churn out mid-range handsets in order to compete purely on price and value for money, you will be pleased to learn that will not be...

FAA Clears Qualcomm To Fly 5G Autonomous Drones

04/07/2016, Qualcomm has received permission from the FAA to fly drones in a radius of 0.15 nautical miles around its San Diego campus. The flights are restricted to an altitude of 200 feet above ground, but that’s largely enough to test drone communications over...

Qualcomm’s New SDK Aims To Improve Mobile VR

03/14/2016, Qualcomm has introduced a new virtual reality SDK or software development kit which aims to improve the virtual reality experience on mobile devices. The company believes that the next generation of mobile VR apps is complex and that challenging...

Qualcomm Confirms Snapdragon 820 For The LG G5

02/17/2016, The LG G5 will be officially announced this coming Sunday as confirmed by LG themselves. However the company has yet to officially confirm its specs, but safe to say that as we’ve seen in previous LG flagships, chances are they will be turning to...

What Is Vulkan Graphics

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...