When Samsung Mobile announced their Galaxy S lineup of Android phones, they claimed their new 1 GHz Hummingbird processor offered 3x faster graphics performance than any current smartphone. We wondered how they could reach this new level of power and later learned their custom 45nm Samsung chipset (S5PC110) contained a newer model PowerVR ... Read More »
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Applications targeting Android 2.x can now directly access OpenGL ES 2.0 features.
We found a reason to get excited about the upcoming Motorola Droid Devour (aka Calgary, A555) that is headed to Verizon Wireless soon. One of our reliable robots has shared the missing specs of the Devour – it features the Qualcomm MSM7627 processor, which is a first for Android phones.
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I had fun this week speculating what CPU would be featured in the upcoming Motorola Sholes (Android phone) for Verizon. We were hoping it might be the first Snapdragon based Android phone, but it looks like I was wrong. Several readers kept suggesting it was a Texas Instruments processor instead, but I could find ... Read More »