Qualcomm is familiar with powering high-end smartphones and tablets with its flagship processors, and that will probably continue with its latest premiere chipset.
Qualcomm has made the Snapdragon 821 processor official, and it’s very likely it’ll be used for the newest batch of flagship smartphones coming down the pike. According to Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 821 features a quad-core ... Read More »
The HTC One A9 is now receiving an update in Europe that brings a feature promised back at launch: Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. It’s not often we see missing features added via an update, but it’s nice that owners of the One A9 are getting more for their money.
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Following the news that Samsung’s new flagship phones will not be compatible with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 standard, we’re now learning that Sony’s new devices will not be using the standard either. The newly announced Sony Xperia X and Sony Xperia X Performance will use Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, despite the ... Read More »
Qualcomm is having a big day of announcements. The company just announced its Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor for wearables, and now it’s shifting things back to smartphones with the introduction of three new processors. These include the Snapdragon 625, ... Read More »
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.
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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.
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Qualcomm has dropped a Snapdragon bomb that includes two new processors, an updated version of Quick Charge, and a new feature for the Snapdragon 820.
First up, the Snapdragon 430 and Snapdragon 617 both offer octa-core configurations with Cortex-A53s clocked at up to 1.5GHz and 1.2GHz, respectively. ... Read More »
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 »