GPS is pretty accurate these days. We’re past the days of weak or nonexistent GPS signals (yes, I used to own a Captivate and I’m still a bit scarred), but it could be better. How often does Google Maps think you took an off ramp on the freeway ... Read More »
It’s being reported that the first device to use the upcoming Snapdragon 836 will be Google’s Pixel 2. Though both the chipset and the device are yet to be announced, this news doesn’t come as a surprise.
The first device using a specific chipset isn’t a big deal in practice, but ... Read More »
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.
Google seems to ... Read More »
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The Samsung Galaxy S8 has just been released and we’re already hearing rumors about its successor. The latest rumor is about the processor that will be powering the future Galaxy S9.
The rumor states that Samsung and Qualcomm are already working on the new ... Read More »
NVIDIA’s mobile chip business has never been very popular, but at one point many tablets were powered by the Tegra processor. The company continued improving the Tegra processor, and in an attempt to compete in a market where Qualcomm dominated because of their monopoly on 4G LTE models, NVIDIA purchased and started developing Icera mobile ... Read More »
The US mobile processor market is absolutely dominated by Qualcomm, with almost every device running a Snapdragon chip of some sort. From the Snapdragon 400 found in low or mid range devices, to the Snapdragon 801 powering our newest flagships, Qualcomm is pretty much the only processor manufacturer ever being used anymore. Fortunately, Samsung, MediaTek, ... Read More »