Qualcomm's 2015 Snapdragon Chips Promise Lightning Fast Phones

Qualcomm has just revealed the specifications for its 2015 mobile chips—and if you thought this year's offering sounded good, you are in for a massive treat when you read about these newer slabs of silicon. Read More >>

Good News! Qualcomm Wants to End Slow, Overcrowded, Public Wi-Fi

Chip-making-overlord Qualcomm has announced support for multi user-multiple-input-multiple-output (MU-MIMO) in its future network-enabled equipment. What does this random selection of words mean? In a nutshell, it could mean the end of overcrowding on public Wi-Fi. Read More >>

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 801 is Q2's Must-Have Mobile Chipset

The Snapdragon 800's had a good run, powering some (bordering on all) of the Android flagship models for the last year. Now there's an upgrade. Larger camera sensor support, Ultra HD video capture and a headline maximum clockspeed increase to 2.45GHz are the next-phone boasts of the Snapdragon 801. Read More >>

In Association With SONY
Qualcomm's New Snapdragon Chips Will Power TVs and Cars, Not Your Phone

Snapdragon's latest hunks of speedy silicon aren't destined for your telephone or tablet. No, instead, new tweaks made to the Snapdragon 600 and 800 will power your connected car and home theatre, respectively, instead. Read More >>

Qualcomm Toq Review: Still Not Time For a Smartwatch

The smartwatches are coming, and they're coming fast. And while the big guys like Apple and Google havent chimed in yet, the party has definitely kicked off. Qualcomm might not be your first guess at an attendee, but it comes bearing a unique little gadget. It's not quite what you want, but it's at least a peek at what the good stuff might look like. Read More >>

The Blistering New Snapdragon 805 is Going to 4K all of the Things

The zippy Snapdragon 800 pushes pixels beautifully on gadgets like the Nexus 5 and the Kindle Fire HDX, but now there's a new kid on the block. Qualcomm just announced its Snapdragon 805 complete with 4K powers, and it's coming to devices starting next year. Read More >>

Qualcomm's Toq Smartwatch: £217, Available December 2nd

Qualcomm's rather lovely looking Toq Smartwatch—which seems miles better than Samsung's Galaxy Gear—will be available from December 2nd, and it'll cost a princely $350 (£217). Read More >>

Qualcomm Is Developing Mobile Processors That Learn Like Human Brains

Qualcomm is developing a new line of Zeroth processors designed to help devices think and sense just like human brains and bodies. Read More >>

iPhone 5S' 64-bit A7 Chip Is a Gimmick Says Qualcomm

Apple's "S" class iPhone upgrades are usually just stepping stones onto better things for the numbered entries into the line, and this year's 5S handset was no different, adding a fingerprint sensor to a design more or less the same as the iPhone 5. Its one truly notable upgrade? The promise of its 2x faster 64-bit A7 chip, which has now been slammed by Qualcomm as being just a gimmick. Read More >>

The State of Cheating in Android Benchmarks: Everybody's Doing It

Samsung has been blamed before for fudging the Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy S3 in order to make the phones perform faster than it does naturally in benchmarks. But Anandtech has run the numbers and found that pretty much every smartphone maker is cheating. Read More >>

Nokia Patent Win Could Send the HTC One Back to the Drawing Board

The ugly world of the tech patent wars is on the cusp of claiming another scalp today, after a significant patent victory for Nokia has resulted in the need for a redesign of the HTC One. Read More >>

Qualcomm's Toq Smartwatch Is a Tonne Better Than Samsung's Galaxy Gear

Disregarding my opinion that smartwatches (unless they're the Pebble, or something as intuitive and elegantly-executed) can all be tossed in a skip and set on fire, I'm actually really impressed after a brief play with the Qualcomm Toq (pronounced "talk," not "toc." Dubbed "the anti-Galaxy Gear" (by us), such is the stripped-down nature of what's crammed inside the 1.5-inch display, it's more of a pimped-out watch than Dick Tracy phonewatch. And that's a good thing, before you ask. Read More >>

Qualcomm's AllPlay Might be the Android AirPlay We've Been Waiting For

There might soon be another media streaming tech spec listed on the boxes of Qualcomm-powered Android hardware, thanks to the chip specialist revealing its new AllPlay wireless music streaming format. Read More >>

Did the Galaxy Gear Change Your Mind About Smartwatches?

Welp, the Samsung Galaxy Gear is finally here. It's not the first smartwatch by any means, but it's the first big assault in a war that's just beginning. But has it changed your view on smartwatches at all? Has the Toq? Could anything? Read More >>

Qualcomm Has a Smartwatch Too, and It's the Anti-Galaxy Gear

Happy smartwatch day! Let's have a hearty welcome for our newest party guest: Qualcomm. That's right, the Snapdragon chipmaker will be peddling its own watch—the Toq—direct to consumers. And it's a bit of a different take than Samsung's Galaxy Gear. Read More >>

Report: The Next Amazon Kindle Fires Will Have Blazing Snapdragon Guts

BGR is reporting that the next batch of Amazon Kindle Fires will run a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor clocked "at about" 2GHz. It's hard to believe that Amazon would go with Qualcomm's top chipset on a tablet that's supposed to compete as a cheaper alternative to the iPad. Extreme overkill, much? On the other hand, it would be pretty dope to see what the chipset can do. Read More >>


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