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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...

Samsung Running Intensive Tests On The Snapdragon 820 [Rumor]

08/24/2015, According to the rumors, Samsung is said to be considering the use of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 for its 2016 Samsung Galaxy S7. However with the alleged overheating problems of the Snapdragon 810 that apparently forced Samsung to drop it, we can...

Qualcomm Thinks Its Technology Can Be Used In Drones As Well

08/20/2015, Qualcomm’s technology at the moment is largely found in smartphones and tablets, and as Re/code has so deftly pointed out, the smartphone market is starting to level off, not to mention there are plenty of OEMs who are starting to make their own...

HTC O2 Could Be The Company’s Next Flagship Phone [Rumor]

08/18/2015, HTC has confirmed that they are working on an entirely redesigned flagship which according to the rumors is codenamed Aero and is supposedly planned for end of 2015. However according to a report from MyDrivers, it turns out that we might not see the...

Chinese Company LeTV Teases Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Phone

08/18/2015, Qualcomm has already confirmed the existence of their next-gen flagship SoC, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. They also stated that the first devices to use the processor are only expected in early 2016, but it looks like Chinese company LeTV just can’t...

First Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Devices Expected In 2016

08/12/2015, The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 is expected to be the successor to the Snapdragon 810, which at the moment is unfortunately plagued by reports of it overheating. So the question is, when can we expect the Snapdragon 820 to finally make its way into a...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Could Use Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 [Rumor]

08/11/2015, When Samsung announced the Galaxy S6 earlier this year, it was revealed that Samsung would be using their own Exynos chipsets instead of Qualcomm’s, which is what they’ve done in the past. While it was never confirmed, the rumors of the Snapdragon 810...

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 212, 412, 616 Processors

08/10/2015, While the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 is the company’s latest and greatest processor at the moment, not everyone out there can afford to buy a brand new flagship handset that packs said processor. Instead there are customers out there who might have to...

Qualcomm Brings Wireless Charging To Devices With Metal Cases

07/28/2015, Qualcomm has announced that it has engineered a new solution which will allow wireless charging for devices that have metal cases. The solution uses Qualcomm’s WiPower technology and is designed to be compliant with the Rezence standard, Qualcomm...

Researcher: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Has No Heating Issues

07/27/2015, Kevin Wang, the research director for IHS Technology China, did mention on his Weibo page that manufacturers should sit up and take notice of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset that is set to arrive on upcoming smartphone models since he says that there...

Sonavation Successfully Embeds Fingerprint Sensor Under A Display

07/22/2015, As it stands, fingerprint sensors on smartphones usually exists on the exterior of the phone, like we’ve seen in the iPhone and several other Android devices. It works and there really isn’t much issue about its placement, but could it be improved...