It’s no secret that Apple’s A series chips are exceptional performers. Think what you want of the company of walled gardens, but it sure can design a proper processor. Qualcomm, on the other hand, gives us chips like the Snapdragon 808. Snapdragon chips have failed to truly impress for a long while.
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Samsung is looking to change things up in its Exynos processor lineup. The company is currently using the ARM Mali line of GPUs in its processors, but it’s now in talks with both NVIDIA and ATI to license their GPUs for a future generation of Exynos chips.
It’s being reported that NVIDIA is being considered for ... Read More »
Qualcomm is the biggest player in the mobile processor game in many regions of the globe. Unfortunately, we Americans don’t get much competition. That means we’re bound to see a lot of the Snapdragon 821, Qualcomm’s new flagship processor, and today the company detailed the improvements it made to the Snapdragon 821 over ... Read More »
Qualcomm isn’t the only one with a new mobile processor on the way. Samsung has just announced the Exynos 8 Octa 8890, the newest in the line of the company’s in-house processors.
This is Samsung’s first processor with an integrated LTE modem, which features Cat.12 download speeds of ... 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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We all that technology moves at a crazy fast rate. It’s incredible to see how amazing our smartphones have become over the last few years. And while it can also get a little depressing when your flagship device is surpassed by a new product, what’s worse is when your flagship is still the absolute best ... Read More »
NVIDIA has just unveiled a new slide that predicts GPU performance on mobile devices will catch or even surpass the graphical capabilities of the XBOX 360 by 2014. While this may sound like an amazing feat for mobile devices, let’s put things in perspective. The XBOX 360 is currently the most popular gaming console ... Read More »
As new technology is perfected and the cost of producing component parts decreases, the amount we pay for the latest and greatest technologies tends to decrease as well. You can get a new TV for a few hundred dollars, when people were lining up to pay $5,000+ for the first generation of flat-panels. Similarly, as ... Read More »
As we count down to a possible demo of Ice Cream Sandwich on October 11, more clues are beginning to appear about the specs of the fabled Nexus Prime. The latest tidbit comes from Samsung Semiconductor Inc., which just announced their new dual-core 1.5 GHz Exynos 4212 processor.
This latest addition to the ... Read More »
QSD8250, QSD8650, MSM8255. What do these letters and numbers mean to you? Probably not much unless you’re a chipset nerd like us, who spends a lot of time reading Qualcomm’s Wikipedia page. But for the average consumer (or even the average techie) these weird model numbers couldn’t be more meaningless. And that’s a ... Read More »