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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...

More work required for LTE roaming, says Qualcomm CEO

06/27/2012, Dr. Paul Jacobs, the CEO of Qualcomm, was holding a press conference just now and one of the very interesting questions that he addressed was: “when will we be able to roam from one LTE network from one carrier to another?” This is a...

Qualcomm pitches Snapdragon S4 and S4 Pro to developers at Uplinq

06/27/2012, Today is rich in development news with Google IO (San Francisco) and Uplinq (San Diego) happening at the same time in California. Both overlap on the Android front, but Qualcomm had a message of its own to developers who attended the company’s...

Windows Phone 8: Qualcomm Takes It All

06/21/2012, Since the announcement of Windows Phone 8 in San Francisco, the world is anxiously waiting to see what Windows Phone 8 handsets will look like as “sexy designs” will be sorely needed to sell devices fast enough for Microsoft to reach a...

HTC One X quad-core vs. dual-core

04/30/2012, A YouTube video showing the benchmarking of the HTC One X powered by Tegra 3 against the HTC One X powered by SnapDragon (S4) has made its way to the web. At the moment, no quad-core version of the HTC One is available in the USA (but is available in...

US Version of Galaxy S3 Likely to Feature Dual-core Qualcomm CPU

04/26/2012, Like the HTC One X, it seems that the US variant of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S3 will only feature a dual-core Snapdragon S4 chipset. When I look back at that sentence I must iterate that I use the word “only” very loosely. As previously reported,...

Gene Munster: iPhone 5 May Release in October [Rumor]

04/20/2012, In an interview with Jon Erlichman from Bloomberg West, Apple analyst from Piper Jaffray, Gene Munster claims that he thinks that not only will the next generation of the iPhone come in October. He puts the reason why he thinks that it will be coming out...