Earlier this month, a rumor claimed that Samsung had decided to not use the Snapdragon 810 in the Galaxy S6. Now it looks like that report may have been the accurate.
The most recent rumors surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S6 peg the device as being powered by an Exynos 7420 processor, not a Snapdragon 810 like similar high-end devices slated for unveiling or release around the same time as Samsung’s latest flagship. According to a report out of Bloomberg today, that’s because Samsung can’t ... Read More »
If a Twitter account known as @leaksfly is right, we now have some interesting information on what Qualcomm has in the works for the next year. According to a post from the @leaksfly Twitter account, which was just started earlier this year, Qualcomm has six new processors in the making, including the flagship Read More »
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HP hasn’t been topping any lists for best Android tablet of late, but perhaps the Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12 will turn their fortunes around by encroaching on Samsung’s Note territory.
Each tablet features a stylus, dubbed the “Duet Pen” by HP, that utilizes Qualcomm’s UltraSound pen technology to duplicate whatever you write ... Read More »
Qualcomm has taken to Facebook to tease a new device that will be unveiled at CES. This device will be powered by a Snapdragon 800 processor, which is a bit old but still competent. It’s possible that Qualcomm was referring to an 800 series processor as well, but ... Read More »
Qualcomm is currently testing its next-gen processors, and the current stage involves releasing a pair of new reference devices that showcase the power of the new Snapdragon 810 processor. First up is the Snapdragon 810 MDP Smartphone that features a 6.2-inch QHD display, 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 810 Ultra HD processor, Adreno ... Read More »
Qualcomm is, without a doubt, one of the world’s leading mobile chip manufacturers. It seems like just about every flagship Android device launched inside the US is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon. So just how many devices have been shipped running a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor?
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf made the announcement today ... Read More »
Qualcomm really loves to tease its upcoming mobile processors early, even if they’re not coming out for a long long time. We’re still playing with the Snapdragon 801 and waiting patiently for the all powerful Snapdragon 805 to come to mainstream devices, but it looks like Qualcomm is already testing the Snapdragon ... Read More »
No device is safe from Dan Rosenberg. Most famous for his earlier Motorola DROID exploits unlocking the bootloader of devices previously thought to be unhackable, the man has found another exploit that affects a staggering amount of devices.
At the Blackhat 2014 conference, Rosenberg demonstrated this exploit by unlocking the bootloader of a Moto X ... Read More »
Despite the fact that it makes its own processors, Samsung has long depended on Qualcomm because its processors have historically been the only ones with LTE on the chip itself, a necessity for markets like the US. And while Samsung Exynos processors are nice, the lack of LTE is their downfall. However, Samsung’s relationship with Qualcomm will ... Read More »