Snapdragon 625 powers Ricoh Theta V camera
Published in News
Thursday, 31 August 2017 18:25

Snapdragon 625 powers Ricoh Theta V camera


Ricoh Theta V 360-camera

Qualcomm's Snapdragon enables 360-degree 4K video capture and live-streaming, spatial "surround-sound" audio recording.

Tame Apple Press sees a rat in Qualcomm exit
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 06:00

Tame Apple Press sees a rat in Qualcomm exit


Derek Aberle leaves and apparently there is a conspiracy theory

The Tame Apple Press has gotten itself all moist over the exit of President of Qualcomm’s licensing division, Derek Aberle.

Samsung sits on Snapdragons for second year
Published in Processors
Thursday, 24 August 2017 12:26

Samsung sits on Snapdragons for second year


That must make its eyes water


Samsung is sitting on the Snapdragon 845 chips for its Galaxy S9 and not letting anyone else get their paws on them.

Qualcomm Spectra ISP sense the depth
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 17:55

Qualcomm Spectra ISP sense the depth


Deep into the soul of a frame

Qualcomm just announced the 2nd Generation Spectra ISP featuring active depth sensing module enhanced security, XR, and a better camera experience. To poke your interest, this ISP will likely be a part of the 2018 Snapdragon, the one that Qualcomm may end up calling Snapdragon 845.

Qualcomm details Apple modem issue
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 11:33

Qualcomm details Apple modem issue


Tells the watchdog

Chipmaker Qualcomm showed further details about the impact of the fruity cargo-cult Apple refusing to pay up on its licences and its modem competition with Intel.

Qualcomm VP of Adreno talks AR and XR
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 11:32

Qualcomm VP of Adreno talks AR and XR


Tim Leland predicts future of Augmented and eXtended 

Tim Leland a Vice president of Product management, who is responsible for Adreno GPU part has shared a vision of his team on Augmented and eXtended Reality. 

Qualcomm makes Mobile Chip Deep learning framework available
Published in Processors


Snapdragon Neural Processing is public 

Mobile chip maker Qualcomm wants to enable deep learning-based software development on all kinds of devices, and has created the Neural Processing Engine (NPE) for its Snapdragon-series mobile processors.

HTC VIVE announces Standalone VR headset
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 27 July 2017 02:55

HTC VIVE announces Standalone VR headset


Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 inside

Google and Qualcomm are quite serious about their  Daydream VR plans and the announcement that HTC VIVE plans a premium standalone VR headset for the Chinese market definitely confirms their commitment.

Qualcomm fires back at Computer & Communications Industry Association
Published in News


Misdirecting regulators

Qualcomm slammed a trade body which commented on its licencing dispute with Apple, saying that the Computer & Communications Industry Association was waging a "coordinated effort aimed at misdirecting" trade regulators.

Intel joins in attack on Qualcomm
Published in Processors
Monday, 24 July 2017 12:30

Intel joins in attack on Qualcomm


Must obey our new Apple overlords

Intel has joined Apple in its war with Qualcomm over licencing, claiming that the chipmaker had demanded Apple abandon its modems in the iPhones.