iPhone 7 comes in first half of 2016
Published in Mobiles

Exclusive: Speed will be the killer app

Our well informed sources have confirmed that the iPhone 7 is coming out in the first part of 2016 and not in September like iPhone 5, 5S, 6 or 6S.

Qualcomm repositions its Snapdragons
Published in Processors

Changing the numbers makes all the difference

Qualcomm has had a sudden brainwave and decided that changing the numbers of its the Snapdragon 620 and 618 to the Snapdragon 652 and 650 will change everything.

Qualcomm lands lots of orders next year
Published in Processors

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.

Qualcomm will not break up
Published in Processors

Does not want to be a patent troll when it grows up

Qualcomm has decided that it is not in its best interested to flog off its chipmaking business and stick to becoming a patent troll.

Apple buys Qualcomm’s secret graphics lab
Published in Graphics

Building its own Interferometric Modulator Displays

Fruity Cargo Cult Apple has bought one of Qualcomm’s Taiwan graphics labs and is operating it pretty much under everyone’s radar to "invent" something that Qualcomm tried and failed to make successful.

Nvidia loses patent case against Samsung
Published in News

ITC rules in Samsung's favour

The US International Trade Commission has cleared Samsung and Qualcomm from the claim that they used Nvidia patents without permission. 

Qualcomm releases 24 core server CPU
Published in Processors

Sent to clients

Qualcomm announced a plan to send its 24-core server CPU to clients a year after first announced the project's existance.

Qualcomm in more hot water
Published in Processors

Shares fall as EU makes anti-trust noises

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm is having an Annus horribilis this year with the world and its dog wanting to sue for it playing its monopoly games.

Intel loses LG’s Nuclun 2 to TSMC
Published in Processors

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.

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM
Published in Processors

All thanks to government cash

ZTE has received a pile of cash from the Chinese government to speed up the development of its own application processors based around ARM designs.