Qualcomm to dominate high-end mobile chips
Published in Processors


Snapdragon 820 is a winner with the vendors

If you buy a high-end android phone it will almost certainly have a Snapdragon 820 under the bonnet.

Indian Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has Snapdragon 650
Published in Mobiles


International version with Helio X10 also available 

Today is a good day for the Snapdragon 650 Cortex A72-based SoCs. First Samsung announced an A9 and A9 Pro and now Xiaomi has a new phone using the SoC too.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro details released
Published in Mobiles


Snapdragon 652, 4GB RAM, 6 inch

Samsung has announced its Samsung Galaxy A9 a 6 inch phone but it looks like company is about to launch a Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro.

Qualcomm settles in US over China corruption
Published in News


“gifts, travel, and entertainment”

Qualcomm has settled charges with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it hired relatives of Chinese officials who could influence the selection of its mobile technology products.

Qualcomm demonstrates 1Gbps X16 modem
Published in Mobiles


Reaches 980 Mbps+ speeds

Qualcomm is having a good year when it comes to the high end products with both Samung and LG basing their Flagships on Snapdragon 820 and 600 Mbps X12 modem.Now the company has demonstrated its X16 modem that can reach 1Gbps speeds

Sony unveils its Xperia X series smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Three new smartphones from Sony

Sony has kicked of Mobile World Congress 2016 show in Barcelona with three new smartphones that will be a part of its new Xperia X series, the Xperia XA, Xperia X and the Xperia X Performance, all based on the same 5-inch screen but with different design and different chipsets.

IoT industry leaders announce open source standard group
Published in News


Aims to accelerate Internet of Things to a single open standard

On Friday, a group of industry leaders making headway in the Internet of Things (IoT) market announced a cross-industry collaboration effort aimed at unlocking the massive opportunities for consumers and business with IoT devices, and ultimately a way to quickly get everyone to adopting a single open standard.

Lenovo agrees to pay royalties Qualcomm
Published in Processors


Backpay not mentioned

Lenovo has agreed to start paying Qualcomm royalties on its 3G and 4G phones in China, covering both their own creations and Motorola’s.

Nvidia signs up to Vulkan
Published in Graphics


Shield will live long and prosper

Nvidia has announced a development version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the Shield platform along with support for Windows and Linux.

Wall Street sees life in Qualcomm
Published in Processors


Nay-sayers say Yay

Qualcomm has been getting a rough ride from the cocaine nose-jobs of Wall Street lately, but it seems to have won the support of a top nay-saying soothsayer.