The string of big Google I/O announcements carried into the second day of the conference with a tease of the next Project Tango smartphone.
If you’ve purchased a new Android smartphone or tablet in the past 12 months, there’s a good chance that the device is compatible with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology. If you’re not aware, Quick Charge 2.0 can charge a 3300mAh battery from 0 percent to 60 percent in 30 minutes. That’s 75 percent faster than a standard 5 volt, ... Read More »
You’ve probably heard of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 overheating rumors. Samsung shipped its latest flagship, the Galaxy S6, with a homegrown Exynos processor internationally, the first time it had done so since the Galaxy S II. The company pinned the reason on Read More »
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A lot of different companies are linked to a single smartphone, despite the fact that when the phone lands on store shelves, just a single logo usually finds its way onto the body. This is especially true with the parts that are installed under the hood. Qualcomm has typically relied on chip manufacturer TSMC to piece ... Read More »
Qualcomm Snapdragon chips are pretty much the standard here in the U.S. Almost all mobile devices use some level of Snapdragon, whether it be an all powerful Snapdragon 810 or a lowly Snapdragon 410 for budget devices. However, it hasn’t always been this way. Samsung used to use its own in-house Exynos chips with great results ... Read More »
The companies that populate the inside of our devices never get quite the attention that the manufacturers of the smartphones, tablets and wearables manage, but they do offer the best glimpse at the future, so it’s always worth keeping a careful eye on their releases.
Cyanogen has just revealed a new look for its company as well as announcing a partnership with Qualcomm. Cyanogen is redesigning its website and logo to provide a design that feels “fresh, expansive, and free.” The move is part of the company’s push towards openness and innovation, as Cyanogen works to create its ... Read More »
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Qualcomm has introduced four new mobile Snapdragon processors that aim to provide more power for mid-range devices. The Snapdragon 618 and 620 are the first two of the group. They both feature Cat. 7 LTE support, dual image signal processors for more powerful camera support, 4K recording abilities, 2K playback abilities and FLAC ... Read More »
Samsung looks to be going rogue in this year’s processor game. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor is being regarded as the go-to processor for 2015′s flagship devices. Samsung, however, isn’t biting. Reports have come out stating that the company will be passing on the Snapdragon 810 and instead opting to uRead More »