06/27/2013, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 tablet was spotted at Microsoft BUILD.
06/24/2013, Qualcomm has completed its $120 million investment in Sharp which it had committed to back in December last year.
06/20/2013, Qualcomm announced today that it is expanding its entry-level offering by adding six new processors to the Snapdragon 200 class. These are dualcore and quadcore processors that have been manufactured on the 28 nanometer processor.
06/19/2013, Now that the Snapdragon 800 chip has been officially revealed to the world (check our 800 Benchmark numbers), partners are lining up to announce that upcoming handsets will continue using this family of products. Although unofficial, the word on the street is that an Snapdragon 800 version of the Galaxy S4 is in the works, and LG is now telling the world that the next “G” phone will feature this […]
06/19/2013, A report suggests Microsoft will be using Qualcomm processors for its next Surface RTs.
06/18/2013, As we are heading into the final two quarters of 2013 during which a new generation of mobile devices is going to be launched, and many of them will be undoubtedly powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 chip. We knew this was coming and Qualcomm gave us some performance hints at CES, saying that Snapdragon 800 will provide 50% higher graphics performance when compared to Snapdragon 600, which is currently used […]
06/18/2013, As it stands, Windows Phone 8 devices are powered by dual-core processors, which on paper might make them look like a slouch compared to the quad-core powered Android devices, but then again the argument could be made that Windows Phone has been optimized and does not really need all that extra juice. Whatever the case is, if you’re looking for power when it comes to Windows Phone, Nokia might have […]
06/03/2013, Qualcomm and Microsoft have just announced the continuation of their partnership to make sure that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 chip can power Windows RT 8.1 tablets and computers efficiently. Windows RT is a version of Windows that has been compiled to run on ARM’s architecture which is used in the vast majority of all mobile devices today. We have covered Snapdragon 800 before, and for a quick refresher, it features four […]
05/22/2013, Mention Qualcomm and what would most of you think of right away? Chances are it would be chipsets, especially those that keep a fair number of smartphones around the world up and running. Having said that, here we are with something that is far different from processors, and will deal with displays instead. Surely the name Mirasol has flitted across your screen before, being Qualcomm’s reflective display technology that once […]
05/06/2013, Today Intel has announced its Silvermont architecture which reportedly will be the basis for the new mobile chips from this company. Chips based on this architecture will offer greater performance and better power consumption in mobile devices. The next generation Merrifield smartphone chips, based on this architecture, will offer performance that is at par with Intel’s Clover Trail+ albeit with just one-fifth of the total power consumption. The chip is capable […]
04/28/2013, The Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor was first revealed back at CES 2013. It is a quadcore chip that utilizes Qualcomm’s new Krait 400 CPU designed with 28nm process and optimized for frequencies as high as 2.3Ghz. It has a Adreno 330 GPU on board which supports 4K playback at 30 frames per second. The company has now announced that Snapdragon 800 processor enter mass production next month. The Qualcomm 600 […]
04/04/2013, Major League Baseball has announced today that it is working with Qualcomm to greatly improve wireless coverage in its ballparks. This move means that in the near future MLB stadiums will have the strongest cellular connectivity. MLB Advanced Media, which is partnership between club owners that’s focused on technology, and Qualcomm are working together to enhance connectivity in 30 club stadiums. The first step is surveying stadiums which will be […]
03/08/2013, So far in all of Apple’s iOS products, they have relied on their custom-built AX chipset instead of relying on manufacturers such as Qualcomm or NVIDIA. However according to a recent report by China Times (via Macotakara), they are claiming that Apple could be using a version of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoC to help power the rumored low-cost iPhone. The report has indicated that Apple will be turning to TSMC and […]
02/27/2013, [WMC 2013] During a keynote at Mobile World Congress, Qualcomm CEO Dr. Paul Jacobs and several high-profile executives like Rob Chandhok were promoting AllJoyn, the company’s open platform for device-to-device proximity communications that allow devices to exchange data over any network protocol, without going through a wide area network. To shed some context around this new AllJoyn push, you should remember that Qualcomm has been promoting the concept for the […]