Wearables have faced an uphill battle, struggling with both technical constraints as well as the daunting task of changing consumer mindsets. Things are moving, though, and manufacturers are beginning to overcome these issues. With the next generation, some of the technical constraints will become smaller thanks to a new wearables processor from Qualcomm.
Qualcomm is a big name in mobile processing, but Samsung is another company that’s done great work in the field. While Samsung has its own Exynos line of processors, it has also formed partnerships with many companies, including Qualcomm. One result of that partnership is that Samsung will be ... Read More »
After spending a couple of years as a developer-only effort, Project Tango is finally ready to go mainstream.
Lenovo and Google are collaborating on the first consumer Project Tango smartphone, and they’re going to release it this summer for less than $500. Little is known about the device, including its design, but ... Read More »
Qualcomm has announced its latest mobile processor, the Snapdragon 820. As always, it’s a significant improvement over previous generations of processors, namely the Snapdragon 810. The 810 has been enveloped in controversy, whether legitimate or not, and there’s no doubt Qualcomm wants to get past that.
Qualcomm is known for being a huge name in mobile processors, but it’s also put a lot of effort into working on mobile security. Its latest effort is Qualcomm Smart Protect, which uses cognitive computing for real-time malware detection, classification and analysis. That allows it to protect against zero-day malware threats ... Read More »
About one month ago, TYLT added two new exciting products to their already fantastic line of charging accessories for mobile devices. They are are the FLYP-DUO, a 2-in-1 patented reversible USB 2.0 cable with built-in Lightning and micro-USB connectors, and the Y-CHARGE [QUIK], a 4.8 Amp dual USB port car charger with Qualcomm Quick Charge. We were sent these products ... Read More »
Qualcomm has a history of revealing its tech early in order to build interest around it. In typical fashion, the company has just announced the GPU that will be used in the upcoming Snapdragon 820 processor. That GPU happens to be the Adreno 530 and Qualcomm is boasting about some of its benefits. Most notably, ... Read More »
In a quiet announcement, Qualcomm has announced three new processors in its entry-level and mid-range line-up. The first of the bunch is the Snapdragon 212 processor, which features four Cortex-A7 cores clocked at 1.3GHz. The rest of the processor has stayed the same as the previous model. Next up is the Snapdragon 412 processor, which ... Read More »
Wireless charging is a great technology, and one that I use everywhere I go. I have a charger at home and in the car, and I don’t plan on going back to cables. But there are a few drawbacks to wireless charging, like charging speed and the inability for metal devices to charge wirelessly. The ... Read More »