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What Is Qualcomm Quick Charge + How It (Really) Works

06/18/2015, With very slow (but somewhat steady) battery capacity growth in an ever-connected world, it is clear that users are more battery-life conscious than ever before. The next best thing to “more battery capacity” is “faster charging” – ideally you...

Japanese Xperia Z4 Owners Complaining Of Overheating

06/10/2015, The Sony Xperia Z4 was officially announced in Japan back in April. The handset packed some decent specs, one of which was the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. However it looks like it didn’t take long for Xperia Z4 owners to start complaining that...

Japanese Carrier Seemingly Confirms Snapdragon 810’s Overheating

06/10/2015, Is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 overheating? Well if you believe the rumors, the answer is yes and it seems that this has recently been confirmed by Japanese carrier NTT DOCOMO. As you can see in the photo above, it shows a signage that was reportedly...

NTT DOCOMO Will Be The First To Use Qualcomm’s Sense ID

05/26/2015, Early this year Qualcomm announced a new technology that they are working on dubbed Sense ID. It sounds a lot like Apple’s Touch ID and rightfully so since Sense ID is also a fingerprint scanning technology. However if it has one advantage over Touch...

Qualcomm, Daimler To Develop Wireless In-Car Charging Solutions

05/26/2015, For users looking to charge their smartphones while they’re driving, they’d have to buy a in-car charger and in turn plug the charging cable into their device. It’s a pretty convenient solution but for those who think that in-car charging solutions...

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro Leads Snapdragon 810 Performance

05/20/2015, The Xiaomi Mi Note Pro recently went on sale in Asia, and now that we got a unit in our hands, we were curious to check what the performance looks like, and it was a good surprise: as it stands, the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is the fastest Snapdragon 810 powered...

TWRP Now Supports Qualcomm Encryption On The OnePlus One

05/18/2015, Good things just can’t stop making their way to OnePlus One owners, right from the end of Cyanogen issue few week ago and now it has garnered the TWRP support. The latest build of TWRP has started supporting the native Qualcomm encryption on the phone.

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro Reportedly Hit By Overheating Issues [Update]

05/13/2015, Update – According to Xiaomi who reached out to us to clarify, the issue is an isolated one and it seems that it has only affected one user who might have gotten a defective unit. The affected unit has since been sent back to Xiaomi whose engineers...

LG G4 Supports Quick Charge, But…

05/12/2015, There has been quite a bit of drama with the LG G4 (read our LG G4 review) alleged lack of Quick Charge recently, and we have discussed this on Ubergizmo as well. I remembered not seeing the feature in the specs, but since it has been a standard feature...

Chinese Analyst Rubbishes 10-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 818 Rumor

05/12/2015, Yesterday we reported that according to a rumor, Qualcomm is working on a 10-core processor in the form of the Snapdragon 818. The idea behind it, according to the alleged leaked document, is to utilize four low-powered cores, two medium-powered cores,...

LG G4 Does Support Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

05/11/2015, Update: we’ve got specific charging speed numbers of the LG G4 against its peers. When LG unveiled its new flagship smartphone it didn’t mention whether or not it supported Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 feature, which basically lets...

Qualcomm Working On 10-Core Snapdragon 818 [Rumor]

05/11/2015, Our mobile processors these days are pretty powerful, but honestly how many of us run applications that really need that much power? Most of us just surf the web, send emails, chat with friends, take photos, watch videos, play some games, and so on,...

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 Not Enabled On LG G4 (Debunked)

05/06/2015, Update: LG and Qualcomm have confirmed that the LG G4 does indeed support Quick Charge (QC), but when we ran the numbers, we noticed that it doesn’t charge as fast as other QC phones. Previously published: The LG G4 is the company’s latest...