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.

Monday, 08 December 2014 10:12

Qualcomm denies Snapdragon 810 delay reports

On track, commercial devices in first half of 2015

Friday, 05 December 2014 09:04

Rumoured Qualcomm 810 delay could be messy

UPDATED - Qualcomm denies Korean report

Thursday, 04 December 2014 10:46

Chinese get ready to throw the book at Qualcomm


Lower licence fees

4K tablet and phone, er, tablet with voice