Qualcomm lands lots of orders next year
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Thursday, 17 December 2015 11:44

Qualcomm lands lots of orders next year


14nm FinFET LPP Snapdragon 820 saved its bacon

Qualcomm appears to have had a sudden rash of orders for its chips, leading some to speculate that might be the reason the outfit did not try to hive off its chip business.

Intel loses LG’s Nuclun 2 to TSMC
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Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:21

Intel loses LG’s Nuclun 2 to TSMC


Low production capacity

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Intel will not be getting the work for LG’s Nuclun 2 because it lacks the production capacity.

Snapdragon 810 needed better thermal management
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First phones were rushed by partners

The reason that Qualcomm's 810 had heating problems was because the early phones were rushed into production by its business partners before it was ready.

Samsung unveils second generation FinFET Exynos 8890
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Octa core 14nm Cat 12 LTE modem

Samsung has officially unveiled its second generation FinFET processor and dubbed it Exynos 8890.

Qualcomm denies Snapdragon 820 breathes fire
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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
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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
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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. ..

Qualcomm to ship 932 milion MSM chips
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Tuesday, 10 November 2015 16:35

Qualcomm to ship 932 milion MSM chips


932 Million MSM chips and modems

Qualcomm, is planning to ship more than 932 Million MSM chips by Christmas.

ZenFone 2 Laser is out for $199
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 09:11

ZenFone 2 Laser is out for $199


16GB Snapdragon 615 with FHD 5.5 screen

Asus has been successful with its notebook, PC business but it is not doing that well with its phone line. Some of this might have been because it was one of the brave few that went for the Intel phone SoC. Now it has released The Asus Zenfone 2 and chosen Qualcomm SoC this time. 

Qualcomm overhyping Snapdragon 820
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Monday, 12 October 2015 13:36

Qualcomm overhyping Snapdragon 820


Too much really


There are signs that Qualcomm might be over-egging the pudding when it comes to pushing its new Snapdragon 820.