Apple looking to increase Qualcomm modem orders
Published in Mobiles


Intel missing Gigabit secret sauce in 2017

Our well-informed sources are whispering that Apple might order more Qualcomm 4G modems for the upcoming iPhone compared to the orders for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. 

Qualcomm starts HMD accelerator programme
Published in Wearables


Kickstarting VR 

Chipmaker Qualcomm has started an HMD accelerator programme to help VR device manufacturers develop premium standalone VR HMDs.

Vivo beats competition with under-screen fingerprint scanner
Published in Mobiles


Thanks to Qualcomm's Fingerprint Sensors technology

While it was rumored that Apple could be the first to bring fingerprint scanning technology that can be placed under a screen, Vivo, a Chinese technology company, showed the first working prototype at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which uses Qualcomm's new Fingerprint Sensors technology.

TSMC scores some of Qualcomm's chip business
Published in Processors


Will make baseband chips produced on its 7nm process

TSMC has regained some chip orders from Qualcomm for baseband chips produced on its 7nm process, but not application processors.

OnePlus officially unveils the OnePlus 5
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 01:41

OnePlus officially unveils the OnePlus 5


5.5-inch AMOLED screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC

OnePlus has finally unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5, and put an end to an endless streak of teases, rumors, and leaks.

EU opens inquiry into Qualcomm's NXP bid
Published in News


Under pressure to compromise 


Qualcomm is under pressure from the EU to make concessions on its $38 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors.

Users face collateral damage in Apple’s war with Qualcomm
Published in News


Iphones will be slower than anyone else


The Tame Apple Press has just woken up to something we have been saying for ages – the iPhone will have slower download speeds because Apple wants to punish Qualcomm for not doing what it is told.

Qualcomm shuns Samsung
Published in Processors
Monday, 12 June 2017 10:41

Qualcomm shuns Samsung


Uses TSMC’s 7nm


Qualcomm has ended its foundry relationship with Samsung and opted for TSMC to produce its next-generation 7nm semiconductor chips.

EU moans that Qualcomm is playing hardball
Published in Processors


No concessions over NXP deal

US smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has not offered any concessions so far in its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors, the EU competition authority has said.

Qualcomm introduces Quick Charge 4+ technology
Published in Mobiles


Faster, cooler and more efficient

Qualcomm has announced the new version of its Quick Charge 4 technology, the Quick Charge 4+, promising faster, cooler and more efficient charging with full support on the same chipset.