Qualcomm hints Snapdragon PCs are coming
Published in Processors


Windows with no hint of x86

Qualcomm has dropped a huge hint that we will see ARM based PCs in the shops in the fourth quarter.

Asustek misses Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835
Published in Mobiles


ZenFone will be delayed


Asustek will be delaying its its fourth-generation ZenFone until June or July after failing to get its paws on Qualcomm's 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor and not wanting to use the older-generation Snapdragon 821.

Why Qualcomm settled on the Snapdragon 835 name
Published in Mobiles


Sounds better than 830

Some might be interested how Qualcomm chose the name Snapdragon 835, especially as most people expected to see the Snapdragon 830 replacing last year’s champion, the Snapdragon 820.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 does not throttle
Published in Reviews


Our own testing of score consistency

Before we tell you how well Snapdragon 835 benchmarked we wanted to share one more important thing. The 10nm chip really stays cool even after five runs of the same benchmark. Some of its competitors will fail significantly after five runs. 

Xiaomi Pinecone SoC is called Surge S1
Published in Mobiles


Mainstreamish

After years of whispers, Xiaomi finally announced its processor codenamed Pinecone and decided to call it the Surge S1. After Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi also goes for an in-house processor, but it is positioning itself it to the mainstream market. The first phone to get it is the Xiaomi 5c. 

Latest Snapdragon 835 SoC benchmark looks promising
Published in Mobiles


Looking better and better

While we are yet to see an actual device powered by Qualcomm's upcoming flagship Snapdragon 835 SoC, the latest benchmark shows promising performance.

Sony’s new Xperia delayed because of Samsung
Published in News


Can’t show it off at MWC

As we thought, Sony will not be announcing its flagship Xperia smartphone at MWC this month because Samsung appears to be hoarding the chips.

Qualcomm 1Gbps live demo goes to 895Mbps / 930 Mbps
Published in Mobiles


Telstra network demonstrate technology leadership, 127.5 Mbps upload

Sydney Australia is definitely the capital of the word’s fastest LTE performance. I'm here and have just witnessed a  1Gbps demonstration of a Netgear powered 1Gbps modem on Ericsson equipment deployed on a Telstra LTE network.

Qualcomm won't surrender to Apple
Published in Mobiles


Q1 financials out

Qualcomm has announced its Q1 fiscal earnings and the conference call was deeply influenced by Apple’s latest decision to legally go after Qualcomm. The president of the company was crystal clear that the company will work to vigorously defend its business.

Sony rumoured to have a 4K phone at MWC
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 under the bonnet


Sony’s mobile efforts have been sliding lately, particularly in the US, but the outfit is rumoured to be preparing a rather interesting smartphone for MWC.