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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...

AMD to double down on mobility, thin & light

02/02/2012, During its Analyst day, AMD’s CEO Rory Read said that his company would “leverage its PC chips technology” to enter the tablet market. He also said that AMD would stay away from smartphones at the moment, because it is a...

Kobee Jin Yong Reader gets a Mirasol display

01/30/2012, At the Taipei International Book Fair, Qualcomm has announced that Kobee has selected the Mirasol display technology for their Jin Yong Reader (the reader has been named after Jin Young, a popular author in China ). The tablet features a 5.7″...

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...

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....