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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...

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S2 not sporting Exynos processor?

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...

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...

Nokia Keynote @ Uplinq

06/02/2011, Stephen Elop, the CEO of Nokia, started his keynote by reminding the audience (with a lot of humor) that recently, Nokia and Qualcomm were fighting in court. Today, he’s presenting at Qualcomm’s event of the year: the world changes fast. He says that...

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon Game Pack

06/02/2011, A couple of months ago, NVIDIA launched its own Tegra Zone for users to download Tegra-optimized games, and now it looks like Qualcomm wants in on the party as well. Qualcomm has just announced the introduction of the Snapdragon Game Pack – a service...

Qualcomm Snapdragon processors to power the next version of Windows

06/02/2011, While we know that Qualcomm will still be powering the initial batch of Windows Phone 7 devices by Nokia, the company has just announced that its upcoming Snapdragon family of processors including the Snapdragon MSM8960 with integrated 3G/LTE modem will...

Qualcomm Keynote @ Uplinq 2011

06/01/2011, [Uplinq] Dr. Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm’s CEO, has introduced mobile computing as a “force of social change”, as he referred to the recent events in the middle east during which people “armed only with mobile phones” could document facts on...