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Wanted: Star Trek Tricorder

01/12/2012, [CES 2012] I would suppose that the presence of a Star Trek Tricorder in our universe might actually mean doctors could end up less relevant, although specialists and surgeons would still be in demand. Having said that, there is a cool $10 million in...

Bambook Sunflower: the first mirasol display e-reader

01/10/2012, [CES 2012] Qualcomm’s mirasol display has been announced quite a while ago but we have yet to see it in products this side of the world, however that may all change soon. Today Qualcomm MEMS Technologies and The Shanghai Nutshell have announced the...

Qualcomm Snapdragon GameCommand to launch next week

01/05/2012, Remember the Tegra Zone competitor that Qualcomm announced in November last year? It’s been awhile since we’ve heard about it, but it looks like Snapdragon GameCommand is about to go live. According to a press release issued today, the...

Qualcomm supports dual GPS+GLONASS positioning

12/15/2011, Qualcomm has just announced the support of GLONASS, a global positioning system developed and operated by the Russian government. GLONASS is a network of 24 satellites that basically perform the same job than the American GPS system. However, Qualcomm can...

NVIDIA, Qualcomm,TI to supply ARM processors for Windows 8 tablets?

12/06/2011, Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform is expected to be both a desktop software and a mobile platform for tablet as well, and if Digitimes’ latest piece of rumor is to be believed, it seems that we can expect a variety of Windows 8 tablets that run on a...

HTC to focus on quad-core devices in 2012

11/21/2011, We’ve previously heard rumors about HTC’s upcoming quad-core devices, but it looks like the company will have a lot more of those in store for us. According to DigiTimes’ industry sources, HTC will focus on producing quad-core tablets and...

Qualcomm Snapdragon GameCommand announced

11/16/2011, NVIDIA has the Tegra Zone, for selling Tegra-optimized games, and now it looks like Qualcomm is taking the same route with its latest app. Called Snapdragon GameCommand, the app will let users of Snapdragon Android phones quickly and easily look for...

Mirasol displays might extend Android phone battery life to days

11/15/2011, I have gone through a few Android-powered smartphones from the HTC Desire to the HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Live Walkman, Sony Ericsson Arc S, and now, the HTC Sensation, and have found one common denominator (no, if you answered the operating system...

Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging trial announced for London

11/10/2011, Folks living in London as well as its vicinity might be interested to know that the first Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) trial will be happening soon, thanks to Qualcomm as well as the corporation’s co-operation with the UK Government....

Qualcomm purchases wireless electric car charging technology

11/08/2011, It’s been recently announced that Qualcomm has acquired a company called HaloIPT and its assets. For those who didn’t know, HaloIPT is a New Zealand startup that has developed wireless electric car charging technology. The aforementioned...

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 preview

10/12/2011, Qualcomm and their Snapdragon processors have certainly made quite a splash in the market for some time now, with many an Android-powered smartphone running on a Qualcomm processor inside. Well, one of their upcoming processors is known as the Snapdragon...

Qualcomm Snapdragon Bug Circus Power-Generator

10/11/2011, Qualcomm has released this video that shows a bunch of insects running around and generating enough energy to power a SnapDragon-based system. The company shot this video as a part of their communications efforts around the new SnapDragon S4 processors...

Qualcomm reported to be shipping baseband chips to Nokia

09/29/2011, According to a report from Digitimes, it looks like Nokia is on track to releasing its Windows Phone devices by the end of this year. Qualcomm has been reported to have started shipping baseband chips to Nokia and Samsung for them to build their latest...