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.

Qualcomm announces 1 Gbps X16 modem
Published in Mobiles

14nm, available in 2H 2016

Qualcomm has finally launched what it thinks will be the next milestone in the LTE modem speed – a Gigabit Class LTE Chipset with download speeds of up to 1 Gbps.

Qualcomm announces three new Snapdragon SoCs
Published in News

Advanced Modem, Imaging and Sensors for Mainstream Devices

Qualcomm has introduced three new next-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.

Apple knifes Samsung
Published in Processors
11 February 2016

Apple knifes Samsung

Puts all 10nm eggs in TSMC’s basket

Fruity cargo cult Apple has turned on its partner Samsung and given the contract to produce 10-nano application processors (AP) to TSMC.

Google backing ARM servers
Published in News

Don't get your hopes up

Google is set to announce that it is working with Qualcomm to design servers based on ARM processors, in a move which could give the British chip designer some street cred in the data centre market.

Qualcomm predicts slow-down
Published in Processors

Mobile slide 

Mobile chip maker Qualcomm is talking about weaker profits as smartphone sales dry up. 

Qualcomm shows off 4.5G LTE "Advanced Pro"
Published in Mobiles

1Gbps and higher peak rates, starting with 3GPP Release 13

Recently, Qualcomm has published a new corporate presentation detailing its path from 3GPP’s “Release 13” (March 2016) and beyond for LTE networks– also more conveniently known as 4.5G LTE “Advanced Pro” – with a development timeframe between 2016 and 2020.

HTC One M10 will arrive after February
Published in Mobiles

Mobile World Congress 2016 will not get a wiff of Perfume

The HTC One M10 won't launch at the Mobile World Congress 2016, despite that the LG G4, Galaxy S7 and Edge and a few other phones will be there to take advantage of the publicity. 

Qualcomm does ARM server deal with Chinese
Published in Processors

Working with the government to build ARM server chips

Qualcomm is setting up a server chipset design and sales unit with a provincial government in China.