Apple 2019 iPhone won't have 5G
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Exclusive: They will wait

After months of investigation we can report with a high level of certainty that Apple doesn’t plan to have 5G capabilities in an iPhone in 2019.

Qualcomm demos 5G VR edge computing
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Wireless VR from PC to HMD Snapdragon 835

By the summer of 2017, I started hearing the term edge computing from a lot of C level meetings I had in the computing industry and it became very clear that this is the next big thing. At MWC 2018, Qualcomm demonstrated edge computing 5G mm Wave powered VR, which is likely to become the future of VR.

MediaTek launched Helio P60
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Helio P70 coming

MediaTek has announced the successor to the Helio P30, and the brand number has doubled. Meet the Helio P60, an octa device with Cortex A73 and Cortex A53 combination.

Sony demonstrates 1.2Gbps Snapdragon X20
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4x4 and the power of the modem

Sony made a splashy announcement of the Xperia XZ2 phone powered by the Snapdragon 845. It decided to focus on the power of its download communication demo and showed that within two years, the maximum download speed  rose from 600 Mbps to 1.2 Gbps.

Qualcomm scores 18 operators for 5G NR in 2019
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20 OEM designs on X50

Qualcomm just announced the number of OEMs making X50 based phones at a Mobile World Congress 2018 press conference.

Snapdragon 700 is what people called 670
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Just announced

Cristiano Amon just announced a brand new, Snapdragon 700 series that, as the name suggests, sits above the 600 series but below 800 series.

Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR reference design is out
Published in Graphics

Next-Generation VR Experiences

Even the producers and screenwriters of the Silicon Valley TV show think that mobile will be driving VR, and it seems that they have closely followed what Fudzilla and Qualcomm have been saying for a while.

Qualcomm signs up Amazon and to Windows 10 on Snapdragon
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Ten new carriers signed too

Qualcomm has managed to get industry heavyweights Amazon and to start selling its Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 devices. Microsoft will carry the devices in its retail stores too. At the same time, it locked down 10 world carriers to announce the data plans for such devices.

Qualcomm grabs almost all SON mesh router market
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Self Organzing Network concept works

A few weeks back, Qualcomm’s SVP & general manager of connectivity Rahul Patel said at an analyst briefing that the company has 99 percent of the market share of mesh – that is to say Self Organized Network (SON) routers.

Essential PH1 Android 8.1 beta OTA arrives
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All new colors shipping  

Essential - the phone launched by Andy Ruben and a bunch of other ex-Googlers has launched three new colors and announced Oreo Android 8.1 OTA beta too.