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ITC Rules Samsung Did Not Infringe Upon NVIDIA’s Patents

10/11/2015, Last year NVIDIA filed a lawsuit against Samsung, alleging that the South Korean tech giant had used its patents without their permission. They also wanted to block Samsung’s Qualcomm-powered smartphones from being sold due to the alleged patent...

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Is Apparently Overheating For Some

10/04/2015, Last month in a teardown of the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, it was discovered that Sony had included an extra heat pipe in the phone. What this does is that it allows for better heat dissipation, which is handy when you consider that the Snapdragon 810...

Xiaomi Mi 5’s Fingerprint Sensor Will Be By Qualcomm [Rumor]

10/02/2015, If the rumors are to be believed, Xiaomi is expected to launch their next-gen flagship smartphone the Xiaomi Mi 5 in November. Now one of the handset’s rumored features is a fingerprint sensor and given the landscape of today’s mobile market, it does...

US And China To Get Galaxy S7 With Snapdragon 820 Chipset [Rumor]

10/02/2015, If the rumors are to be believed, 2016’s Samsung Galaxy S7 is rumored to be packing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset, or at the very least Samsung is exploring the idea of using the Snapdragon 820. After all with the heat issues of the Snapdragon 810,...

LG G5 Rumored To Sport Snapdragon 820 Chipset

09/23/2015, If the rumors are to be believed, Samsung could be looking to use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset in their 2016 Galaxy S7, or at the very least they are testing it out. Given that LG competes with Samsung very fiercely in the mobile space (and other...

Qualcomm Launches Quick Charge 3.0 Fast Charging Technology

09/15/2015, Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 fast charging technology can get an average device from 0% to 60% in just under 30 minutes and if that seems amazing to you then you have another thing coming. Qualcomm today launched its Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging...

Snapdragon 617 And 430 Are Qualcomm’s New Mid-Range Processors

09/15/2015, Qualcomm today announced the launch of two new mid-range processors which will soon debut in a variety of mobile devices. These new chips seem quite robust on paper but it remains to be seen though if some OEM decides to go with them particularly...

Samsung Device With Snapdragon 620 Chipset Benchmarked

09/11/2015, While we are sure that Samsung has plenty of smartphones up for offer in the future, not much is known about them until the date of release draws nearer. What we do know, however, is the fact that an unknown device from Samsung has already made an...

Qualcomm Seeks To Advance Consumer Drones With Snapdragon Flight

09/10/2015, Consumer drones have become a big business, you can get one for as little as $50 and end up spending thousands on dollars on really powerful drones with tons of features. Qualcomm wants a piece of this pie as well but it’s not going to start...

Qualcomm: 30 Smartphones Based On Snapdragon 820 Already In Testing

09/09/2015, The upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 is expected to be a beast in terms of performance. The company had previously boasted that it would be twice as powerful and efficient than its predecessor which is saying a lot. This is why even the layman might feel...

Samsung Is Reportedly The First OEM To Test The Snapdragon 820 SoC

09/08/2015, From what we have heard about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, there’s plenty to be excited about. Despite the Snapdragon 810 being plagued with reports of overheating,. it is still a formidable chipset. However Qualcomm claims that the Snapdragon 820 will...

Snapdragon 810 Overheating Reportedly Solved In Xperia Z5

09/03/2015, One of the problems with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 is that there have been many reports of it overheating. We ourselves have not encountered any of these issues during our reviews of Snapdragon 810 devices, but it seems that it was a big enough problem...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Is Apparently 2x As Fast & Efficient

09/03/2015, The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 should have been Qualcomm’s crowning achievement for 2015, and while it is a powerful SoC used by several flagship handsets, reports of it overheating have no doubt left a stain on Qualcomm’s reputation, so much so that...

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon Smart Protect

08/31/2015, Over the years we’ve seen increased efforts at boosting the security of our smartphones where malware attacks can be prevented, such as more in-depth app reviews, automated screening processes, and more. However it looks like Qualcomm wants to lend a...