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 »
Xiaomi is quickly becoming one of the world’s leading smartphone companies, and it has an interesting technique that sees it release different variants of the same core device. Xiaomi is doing that again today with the Redmi Note 3 Snapdragon, a new version of the Read More »
Qualcomm used to have a monopoly on mobile chips. Back when Exynos chips didn’t support LTE, Samsung started using Snapdragon processors in its devices in the US. Around the same time, NVIDIA Tegra processors started their descent into forgotten hardware.
Qualcomm grew a lot in those times, and started making better chips because of ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The second and more popular version of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 is finally getting updated to KitKat internationally. Samsung has started rolling out the KitKat update to the Snapdragon-powered Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 after the update has gone out to the Exynos-powered model. This is the international model, so rebranded carrier models need not apply.
After leaking out in a set of press images over the weekend, ASUS’s PadFone mini is now officially official. The newest member of the PadFone mini features a 4.3-inch 960×540 display and can dock into a 7-inch 1280×800 PadFone Station tablet, both of which are smaller than the recently-introduced ... Read More »
Less than a month after taking the wraps off of its new high-end Snapdragon 805 chipset that includes 4K video support, Qualcomm today debuted another new addition to its Snapdragon family. Today we’re being introduced to the Snapdragon 410, which just so happens to be Qualcomm’s first 64-bit processor. ... Read More »
The Nexus 7 has been Google’s most impressive Nexus device to date. The mini-tablet sold like hotcakes and kickstarted the tablet-optimized ecosystem Android has been sorely missing. With the one-year anniversary of the Nexus 7′s release swiftly approaching, news of its successor is starting to leak onto the web. The latest rumors on the device ... Read More »