Microsoft Windows 10 Lumias to rock Snapdragon 810
Published in Mobiles


If Samsung doesn’t want them, we’ll take some

Upcoming Microsoft Lumia phones will use Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 810 processor.

Qualcomm confirms major client won’t use Snapdragon 810
Published in Processors


Galaxy S6 Snapdragonless?

Qualcomm released its quarterly earnings yesterday and in the process the chipmaker confirmed one of its large customers will not use the Snapdragon 810.

LG says Snapdragon 810 doesn’t overheat
Published in Processors
Thursday, 22 January 2015 06:48

LG says Snapdragon 810 doesn’t overheat


Unless you give it to Samsung

LG has dismissed reports claiming that Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 810 flagship SoC is suffering from overheating issues.

New Qualcomm roadmap points to Snapdragon 820
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 08:37

New Qualcomm roadmap points to Snapdragon 820


Too bad most of it is fake

A new Qualcomm roadmap leak has emerged and so far the alleged roadmap has been carried by a number of tech sites. Too bad most of it is fake.

Bloomberg: Samsung drops Snapdragon 810 from Galaxy S6
Published in Mobiles


Tried it, didn’t like it, will use its own SoC instead


Samsung appears to have ditched Qualcomm for the upcoming Galaxy S flagship. According to Bloomberg, the company will use its own silicon instead.

Samsung officially unveils metal unibody Galaxy A7
Published in Mobiles


With 64-bit Snapdragon 615 or 32-bit Exynos 5430

Samsung has now finally and officially unveiled its Galaxy A7 which comes with 6.3mm thick metal unibody and will be available in two different versions, with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC or a 32-bit Exynos 5430 SoC.

MediaTek to launch 10- and 12-core SoCs
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 14:08

MediaTek to launch 10- and 12-core SoCs


Chinese whispers

Rumours from China suggest that the chip designer Mediatek is apparently on the verge of launching 10- and 12-core system on chips.

2015 is all about 4K and VR
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 09:27

2015 is all about 4K and VR

 

This is where the graphics industry is going

We had a few dozen meetings at CES 2015 with many interesting people and close friends over the last week and we came to a conclusion that 4K and Virtual Reality will play a big role in 2015 and the future of computer graphics.

Wearables still in infancy
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 11:50

Wearables still in infancy


Needs potty training

Chipmaker Qualcomm told CES in Las Vegas what we already guessed – that the Internet of Things is still a long way off.

Qualcomm testing new LTE on Snapdragon 810
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 09:53

Qualcomm testing new LTE on Snapdragon 810


LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation testing on EE

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 will end up in most of high-end phones next year and along with its eight 64-bit cores it has a quite powerful modem too. The new modem supports Category 9 Carrier Aggregation and peaks speeds of 410 Mbits over three 20MHz LTE carriers.