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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Revealed: 75% Faster, Says Qualcomm

01/07/2013, At CES 2013, Qualcomm has made an announcement that is likely going to set their tone for most of 2013: their new Snapdragon processors are here, and they come not only with much improved features and performance, but also with a new naming scheme. The...

Qualcomm announces new low-power NFC chips for mobile devices

12/06/2012, While NFC has opened the door to numerous possibilities, such as the sharing of data, using our phones as mobile wallets and etc., one of the downsides to current-gen NFC chips is that apparently they can be quite the power drainer, which might explain...

Two New Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Chipsets Announced

12/05/2012, Qualcomm has just announced that they have a couple of new Snapdragon S4 chipsets that have been specially optimized for the market in China – which is definitely a lucrative one, especially when you consider just how many people live in that part...

Qualcomm reportedly invests $120 million into Sharp

12/05/2012, For those who have been diligently following the news, you might have heard that Sharp could have run into some financial trouble, and according to the rumors, companies like Foxconn, Apple and Intel might be interested in investing in the company not...

Google Nexus 4 Has Internal LTE Modem

11/16/2012, It is during a routine teardown that folks at iFixit noticed that the Google Nexus 4 uses a QUALCOMM WTR1605L 4G LTE chip which supports up to seven bands. We can already see Nexus 4 users’ eyes lighting up at the idea of a community LTE driver or...

LG, Qualcomm announce September 19th event for a new smartphone

09/13/2012, Rumors have been doing their rounds on the web that LG is expected to go forth with the launch of a smartphone of its own some time next week. We reported that an NYC event is expected on September 19th. And now, LG has confirmed the date and the event by...

Qualcomm officially powers LG’s next-gen phones

08/23/2012, We had heard the rumor that The Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro would power the next-gen LG phones, and it sure seemed plausible, but now this is official. Qualcomm has confirmed to Ubergizmo that LG has selected the quad-core Snapdragon S4 pro to power some...

Qualcomm SnapDragon S4 Pro Devkit Preview + Benchmarks

07/24/2012, We’re attending a Qualcomm event in which we had the opportunity to get our hands on the quad-core SnapDragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) development platform. If you’re not familiar with the new chip, the stated goal of Qualcomm is to come up with a...

28nm Qualcomm Snapdragon chip will roll out from Samsung plants

07/04/2012, We met with Dr. Paul Jacobs (Qualcomm CEO) last week at Uplinq, and he made it clear that the current shortage of 28nm Snapdragon chips was due to a very tight manufacturing capacity from its long-time partner TSMC, the world’s largest chip foundry....

Qualcomm OpenGL driver turns 2D games into 3D

06/28/2012, Taking a page from the “PC development” book, Qualcomm was demonstrating its latest Open GL driver which can turn 2D games into 3D without intervention from the developers. This demo is running with an Adreno 225 GPU, which can now be commonly...