Bloomberg: Qualcomm Chips Are Headed For Microsoft's Surface RT

Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft is planning to give its Surface RT tablet an overhaul using chips from Qualcomm. Read More >>

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Benchmarks: This Thing Has a Face-Melting GPU

While most high-end Android phones currently sport Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600, there's another chip announced earlier this year waiting to hit the scene: the Snapdragon 800. Now, the first benchmarks of that new chip are in — and its GPU promises to smoke the competition. Read More >>

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App of the Day: Maybe, Just Maybe, Save Battery Life With Qualcomm's App

Qualcomm's just taken its BatteryGuru app out of beta, giving Snapdragon-powered phone users a new weapon to play with in the ongoing battle for a phone that lasts for more than three-quarters of a bloody day. But does it work? Read More >>

Finally, an LTE Chip Which Will Work Anywhere in the World

Qualcomm has announced something that will make travellers everywhere very happy: a new radio chipset that can support every LTE network in the world. Read More >>

Cheer Up, Sony, Here Are Seven Product Launches That Went Worse Than the PlayStation 4 'Launch'

Last night (or very early this morning, more like), Sony pulled off the greatest tech-troll of all time -- they didn't actually show off the PlayStation 4 at the PS4 launch event. Twitter nearly got overloaded by the wave of outraged tech journos. They're not alone, though -- here are ten product launches that have been cocked up worse. Read More >>

Google's "Key Lime Pie" Android Update Pegged for Q2 of This Year

Triumphant mobile processor developer Qualcomm let slip a little Android secret in its latest financial update, telling investors it expects to see Google release its next big version of Android in Q2 of 2013. Read More >>

Next-Gen Processors: What Can We Expect?

CES 2013 was the exact point where processors became more than just geekdom. For decades, Intel's ruled the roost with a near-monopoly on processors. With the advent of smartphones and tablets, though, the field was blown wide open, and now there's a whole bunch of companies competing to put a slice of their finest silicon into your lucky hands. Here's what's going to be powering 2013's most lustworthy devices. Read More >>

Big Bird Will Teach Your Kid To Read Using Qualcomm's Augmented Reality Tech

Were children just totally illiterate before Sesame Street? Because the creators of the children's show have great tools for teaching kids how to read—like an upcoming augmented reality app called Big Bird's Words. Read More >>

Meet the New Crazy-Fast Snapdragon 800 and 600 Processors

Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro processor has been blowing us away with its speed in phones like the Nexus 4, and that's why we can't wait to meet its big brothers. The Snapdragon 800 boasts a quad-core Krait 400 CPU, that can go up to 2.3GHz per core. Read More >>

Apple Ignored Qualcomm's Suggestion of Adding a Radio to the Newton

All the way back in the '90s, Qualcomm approached Apple to suggest that it might want to put a radio in its Newton PDA. It could have led to the first ever iPhone two decades early —but instead, Apple told Qualcomm to stick its radio chip somewhere else. Read More >>

Intel's Next-Gen Mobile Processors Will Be in Production 2013

Intel has announced that its next generation of smaller, more efficient mobile processors will be ready for "high volume manufacturing in 2013." Read More >>

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Are You Ready for Microsoft Surface 2?

Although Microsoft itself has admitted that initial sales of its Surface tablets have been on the "modest" side of expectations, that hasn't stopped it from pushing ahead with plans for a second generation of Surface hardware. Read More >>

Can Sony Handle Four Screens at Once?

Sony has a big vision for the future. It's a future in which we own a Sony tablet; a Sony TV; a Sony phone and a Sony computer, and they all work as one to make our Sony-branded lives better. How's that going to work, then? Read More >>

Two Cores Can Still Get the Job Done

The non-stop hype machine may be telling you that your phone's an embarrassment if it's not got a quad-core processor inside (and a screen big enough to entertain 100,000 spectators at Hyde Park), but there's still plenty of OOMPH to be had from today's well-tuned dual-core options. Read More >>

Say Goodbye to Qualcomm's Magic Mirasol Displays

Qualcomm announced that it's shutting things down in the Mirasol screen department. The e-reader displays, which can show colour and can be read in direct sunlight, were apparently too difficult to manufacture and install in tablets. Read More >>

Super-Mysterious HTC Device Looks to Kick Arse in 1080p Rez

We have absolutely no idea what this is: it could be a phone; a tablet...or even not actually exist? Either way, it looks like HTC could finally be bringing out the big guns, as these benchmarks show something quite breathtaking: a device faster than a Galaxy S III. Read More >>


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