Intel gets Qualcomm’s Renduchintala
Published in Processors
Monday, 23 November 2015 12:33

Intel gets Qualcomm’s Renduchintala


Expect something fabless

Chipzilla has announced that it has a new president Dr. Venkata "Murthy" Renduchintala which it appeared to have headhunted from Qualcomm.

Qualcomm scores some Galaxy S7 designs
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 23 November 2015 10:35

Qualcomm scores some Galaxy S7 designs


Exclusive: Just not all of them

Our well informed sources have informed us that Qualcomm will win some SoC design wins for Samsung Galaxy S7 – just not all of them.

Lenovo ZUK Z1 review
Published in Reviews
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 16:02

Lenovo ZUK Z1 review


Review: Heavy Cyanogen artillery

Lenovo’s smartphone strategy can be baffling at times. The Chinese giant acquired Motorola Mobility almost two years ago, and now it seems it will merge its own mobile division with Motorola’s. Lenovo brand phones aren’t even marketed in many big markets, namely Europe and North America. 

Qualcomm worries deepen
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 12:07

Qualcomm worries deepen

Anti-trust probe in South Korea

Qualcomm can’t really get a lucky break anywhere. The chipmaker has just confirmed that it is facing an anti-trust probe in South Korea.

Beginning of a new Chip giant
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 10:17

Beginning of a new Chip giant


Tsinghua Unigroup's glorious five year plan

Move over Qualcomm there is a new chip giant in town and it will be number three in five years.

Qualcomm optimistic it can sort out China Crisis
Published in Processors


Wants to jump on record growth

Qualcomm has said that it is optimistic about China despite the fact that it is having problems flogging licences in the country.

Qualcomm plays its modem integration card
Published in News
Thursday, 12 November 2015 17:10

Qualcomm plays its modem integration card


One stop solution for greatness


Qualcomm and a few top managers have been underlining the importances of SoC integration – Snapdragon 820 has top WiFi, top LTE, top GPU, quite powerful DSP and custom cores.

Qualcomm denies Snapdragon 820 breathes fire
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 November 2015 08:03

Qualcomm denies Snapdragon 820 breathes fire


Executives firefight a hot-topic

Four Qualcomm VPs and execs absolutely denied that its new Snapdragon 820 was suffering from any thermal issues.

Snapdragon 820 reference device looks snappy
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 November 2015 07:48

Snapdragon 820 reference device looks snappy


Runs Android 6.0

Qualcomm has shown us the reference devices for the new Snapdragon 820 and the tablet and phone was rather snappy as it ran Android 6.0.

Snapdragon 820 needs 30 percent less power
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 16:56

Snapdragon 820 needs 30 percent less power


Compared to the Snapdragon 810 SoC

Qualcomm has shown a slide that indicates that the normalized power consumption of a Snapdragon 820 is 30 per cent less than the earlier 810 and could mean batteries lasting a third longer. ..