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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 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...

Motorola Droid Bionic teardown reveals custom LTE chipset

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...

Pantech P4100 tablet revealed in NenaMark test

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...

HTC planning Windows 8 tablet as well?

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...

Qualcomm Not Exclusive WP7 Chip (Duh)

08/05/2011, The fact that Qualcomm is not the exclusive system on a chip (or SoC / processor) is making the headlines today, for some reason. Although Qualcomm has always said that (factually) it was the only player available on Windows Phone 7 (WP7), I’m...

SnapDragon Gets New Naming Scheme

08/03/2011, Those who have an interest for the systems on a chip (or SoCs) that power smartphones and tablets know what Qualcomm’s SnapDragon is. However,  keeping track of the differences between the SnapDragon MSM8655T and MSM8560 may require a bit more...

Qualcomm acquires assets from GestureTek

07/26/2011, It has been reported that Qualcomm, the manufacturer behind the popular Snapdragon processors that have been put to a lot of good use in recent smartphones, has acquired unspecified assets from GestureTek. GestureTek is a company that specializes in...

Vellamo: Android Web Benchmark from Qualcomm

07/14/2011,   Earlier today, I talked to Qualcomm’s Sy Choudhury (Director, Product Management)  about Vellamo, a benchmarck aimed at measuring several aspects of web browsing performance: page rendering, Javascript execution, user experience,...

Qualcomm Krait-era Snapdragon processors

07/05/2011, According to an article from Electronista, it seems that the next-gen processors from Qualcomm, Krait-era Snapdragons, with the MSM8960 are being prepared for a release later this year. According to the article, it would feature dual cores that are...

Qualcomm Confirms Original Mirasol eBook Has Been Cancelled

06/02/2011, Update: the original title and post may have made it sound like Mirasol (the technology) was dead. This is indeed *not the case*. We apologize for any confusion. What was cancelled was an eBook project that uses Mirasol. Yesterday, Paul Jacobs told a...