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 variety of different processors from NVIDIA, Qualcomm and TI (Texas Instruments).
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 smartphones in the first half of 2012 to compete with rivals ASUS, Acer, Samsung and Lenovo. There’s also talk about the HTC Quattro – the 10.1″ NVIDIA Tegra 3-powered tablet with […]
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 compatible games that will run on their devices. In addition to the release of Snapdragon GameCommand, Qualcomm has also announced a number of upcoming games that will be initially […]
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 being the same, that’s not the answer I am looking for) – their battery life hardly lasts beyond 24 hours. Of course, I leave my 3G connection […]
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. This pre-commercial trial is tipped to begin from early next year onwards, where the exercise will involve up to 50 electric vehicles (EVs). This particular trial will rely on Qualcomm […]
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 technology makes use of wireless induction which allows folks to charge their electric cars by simply driving over or driving nearby a mat or a device – no need for pulling out cables to […]
10/20/2011, While Windows Phone devices aren’t necessarily more expensive than their iOS and Android counterparts, Microsoft is hoping that lower production costs will encourage vendors to produce more devices, which will then be offered to carriers who hopefully will be able to offer even more subsidized prices, which will ultimately encourage the adoption of the Windows Phone platform.
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 S4, where it is touted to be the world’s first mobile system-on-a-chip (SoC) that was built on 28nm process technology while boasting a fully integrated LTE multimode modem. Sounds like […]
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 that are built using a smaller transistor process and many power optimization features. No insects seem to have been harmed during the creation of this footage
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 Windows Phones. This report corroborates with Nokia’s statement about having “increased confidence” regarding its first Windows Phone device shipping this year. We’re two days away from […]
09/28/2011, The Motorola Droid Bionic is a hot device, and it has been talked about ever since it was announced back in January during CES, and why wouldn’t it be? After all it was a smartphone that not only featured a dual-core processor but with LTE connectivity to boot. However it took Motorola close to 9 months until the public finally managed to get their hands on the device, and a […]
09/23/2011, Heads up, if you’re in the market for a brand new tablet and you’re in no particular rush, Pantech may have something for you. According to a recent NenaMark test, a Pantech tablet has been revealed, although at the moment not much is known about the device. Based on the results of the NenaMark test, the Pantech tablet model has been outed to be the P4100 (although at this point […]
09/20/2011, With Google and Intel announcing a partnership, we reported yesterday that HTC is apparently working on an Intel-powered Android device that is supposedly going to be debuted at CES/MWC 2012 next year. However since power consumption is still a bit hazy at this point in time, it was speculated that perhaps it will not be a smartphone but a tablet instead.
09/12/2011, Looking to get your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S2 from T-Mobile? If you are, it seems that T-Mobile’s version of the Galaxy S2 will not be featuring the Samsung Exynos processor unlike its siblings on the other carriers, such as AT&T and Sprint. So what will T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S2 be sporting under the hood?