Apple Could Source Future iPhone Modems From MediaTek

At the moment Apple sources their iPhone modems from both Intel and Qualcomm. However given that Apple and Qualcomm are butting heads legally, it was previously reported that Intel could soon be the exclusive supplier to Apple for iPhone modems. However according to Northland analyst Gus Richard, that might not necessarily be the case.


Customers Ask Court To Prevent iPhone Import Ban In Ongoing Qualcomm Lawsuit

Qualcomm and Apple are currently embroiled in a legal battle against each other. However it seems that Apple’s customers are looking to rally against Qualcomm as a group of them have filed a class-action lawsuit against Qualcomm, accusing the company of antitrust violations and are asking trying to persuade the judge to prevent any iPhone import bans.


Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon Wear 2500 For Kids’ Smartwatches

It has been quite a while since Qualcomm launched a new chip for smartwatches, more than two years to be precise. The company has announced the launch of a new chip specifically for 4G kids’ watches at Mobile World Congress Shanghai called Snapdragon Wear 2500. The company is still going to launch another Snapdragon Wear chip for conventional smartwatches later this year as it has promised to do so.


Qualcomm To Challenge Intel In PC Market With Snapdragon 1000

Qualcomm has been working with Microsoft on Always Connected PCs that are powered by its Snapdragon chips, however, they have largely been repurposed iterations of its mobile chips. A new report suggests that the company is now developing a new chip called the Snapdragon 1000 which will enable it to better compete against Intel in the PC market. Some details of the Snapdragon 1000 have emerged, which is said to […]


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Qualcomm Wants A Stake In Xiaomi

Xiaomi is one of the few Android manufacturers that’s rapidly expanding its market share in key markets across the globe. It has also set the wheels in motion for its much-awaited IPO that’s expected to value the company at around $70 billion. U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm wants a stake in this company and it sees the IPO as an opportunity to get a piece of Xiaomi. According to a report, Qualcomm […]


Intel’s New Cellular Modem Could Reduce Apple’s Reliance On Qualcomm

Have you ever wondered why sometimes the same phone might feature slightly different components? One of the reasons is because of the different technologies that carriers use, such as GSM versus CDMA, in which phone manufacturers will need to create variants to ensure that their phones work on either.


Huawei May Take On Snapdragon 710 With Its Kirin 710 Chip

Qualcomm recently launched its Snapdragon 710 mobile platform, it’s a new chip by the company which brings premium features to mid-range smartphones. Devices powered by this chip are expected to hit the market in the coming months. A new report out of Taiwan claims that Huawei is going to take on this new chip by Qualcomm with one of its own, the Kirin 710.


Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 PC Processor Launched Editor's Pick

At Computex 2018, Qualcomm has announced Snapdragon 850, a processor and platform dedicated to Windows 10. Snapdragon 850 will be the technological foundation for upcoming Always-Connected PCs, continuing the trend launched by laptops such as the Lenovo Miix 630, Asus NovaGo and the HP Envy X2.


New Nokia Smartphone Will Reportedly Run On Qualcomm’s Latest Chip

A new Nokia-branded smartphone is now said to be in the pipeline which is reportedly going to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest chip for mid-range devices. HMD Global is the company that now makes Nokia-branded smartphones and it’s said to be working on a new smartphone codenamed “Phoenix” that it’s likely going to launch by the fall this year. Qualcomm recently announced its Snapdragon 710 mobile platform which it has […]


ASUS Reportedly Developing New ARM Windows 10 Computer

Earlier it was reported that Dell was developing a new ARM-based Windows 10 computer. It turns out that ASUS could be doing the same, at least according to a report from Winfuture.de who claims that ASUS is developing their own ARM Windows 10 PC that could be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 1000.


Qualcomm’s New XR1 Platform Will Power AR/VR Headsets

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips are primarily used for powering smartphones but they have also been repurposed for notebooks and virtual reality headsets. However, the company has now announced the launch of its first dedicated platform for augmented reality and virtual reality headsets. The Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 has been announced at the Augmented World Expo, it’s the company’s first dedicated platform for mixed reality devices.


Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Brings Premium Features To Affordable Devices

Qualcomm had confirmed earlier this year that it was developing a new 700 series of SoCs in order to bring features usually found on premium devices to the affordable segment of the market. The company has now unveiled its Snapdragon 710 mobile platform which has been designed to bring premium features to a broader audience. The Snapdragon 710 is built on 10nm process technology with efficient cores for artificial intelligence. […]


Sprint Offering Free LTE For Snapdragon PC Owners

Towards the end of last year and early this year, we saw a bunch of new laptops launched that were powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset. We’re talking about devices such as the ASUS NovaGo, the HP Envy x2, and the Lenovo Miix 630. One of the advertised features of such computers is being able to go online anywhere at anytime.


Qualcomm Developing New Processor For Smartwatches

All Android Wear a.k.a Wear OS smartwatches run on the same chip, the Snapdragon Wear 2100 from Qualcomm. The company launched this chip back in 2016 and it’s high time that it came out with a successor to power improved smartwatches. That’s finally going to happen later this year as Qualcomm has confirmed that it will be releasing a new processor for Wear OS smartwatches this year.