Qualcomm updates Toq app with Activity Points, new features

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Qualcomm has rolled out a new software update for its Toq smartphone, adding in a couple handy features. Chief among the details is the focus on Activity. Users can now keep a running tally of Activity Points each day, providing a metric to gauge how much one moves about. It’s not clear ...

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Qualcomm Toq review

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Announced back in September the Qualcomm Toq is a unique smartwatch experience first targeted at developers. Paired to Android phones via Bluetooth, one of its key features is its Mirasol display helps set it aside from other wearable devices. As someone who has not spent time with other ...

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Qualcomm acquires 2,400 Palm, iPAQ, and Bitfone patents from HP

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Qualcomm on Thursday announced that it has acquired a patent portfolio that includes content spanning Palm, IPAQ, and BitFone. Of the 2,400 total patents, roughly 1,000 come from the U.S. while the remaining patents are from other countries. Details of the deal were not made public. Qualcomm ...

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UPDATE: Images of Nokia’s first Android phone leak

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An upcoming phone being made by Nokia code-named “Normandy” has pretty much only been seen as renders until today, when @seamissu leaked a photo of the device on Twitter. The device was first seen in November thanks to @evleaks, and it has been said that Nokia has the device nearly ...

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Hisense’s monster 6.8-inch X1 Android smartphone due in Q2

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The line between smartphone and tablet may have been blurred with devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note, but Hisense unveiled something crazy at CES this week, basically a smartphone in a tablet body. Launching in China before the U.S. this summer, the Hisense X1 features a 6.8-inch 1080p IPS ...

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DEAL: Woot selling factory refurbished Nexus 7 2013 today only for $189 and $219

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If you missed all the recent discounts on the newest model of the Nexus 7, today Woot has the flagship 7-inch tablet at a discounted price. The devices Woot has for sale today are the black 16 and 32 GB models and are “factory refurbished for $189 and $219 respectively. These aren’t ...

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Qualcomm drops Toq smartwatch price $50 during CES

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Qualcomm has announced a $50 price drop on their Toq smartwatch from January 6-11, 2014 to $300. This price discount is due to CES which is currently ongoing in Las Vegas, NV.  Qualcomm might be trying to grab headlines from other companies debuting smartwatches such as LG’s Life Band ...

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ZTE confirms multiple devices for CES 2014

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China-based manufacturer ZTE  just announced it will have a full range of new products on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev., next week, including a new flagship smartphone. The devices include the Grand S II smartphone, a mobile hotspot with a built-in projector, its ...

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Qualcomm intros 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor for smartphones

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Qualcomm on Monday introduced its latest mobile processor, the Snapdragon 410. Designed with “high-volume” smartphones in mind, it’s a 64-bit capable chipset with integrated 4G LTE. Specifications include an Adreno 306 GPU, 1080p HD video playback, support for up to ...

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Qualcomm debuts Snapdragon 805 ‘Ultra HD’ processor for mobile

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Qualcomm on Wednesday introduced its next generation of mobile CPU, the Snapdragon 805 “Ultra HD processor. Sampling in devices now and expected in the first half of 2014, the CPU is a quad-core monster with speeds up to 2.5GHz per core. Additional details include a new Adreno 420 CPU, ...

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Qualcomm’s Toq Smartwatch available from December 2

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Qualcomm on Monday confirmed the upcoming price and availability of their Toq Smartwatch. Set to arrive on December 2, the wearable tech features a Mirasol reflective display technology to provide for clear viewing even in direct sunlight. The Toq pairs via Bluetooth and works with Android ...

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Qualcomm’s ‘Ultimate Smartphone Photobooth’ syncs up 130 HTC One smartphones

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What would you do if you were given a chance to step into the booth? Vote to see it come to your city so you can show off! Hat tip to HTC Source

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Quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon CPU spotted in benchmarks

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The next generation of smartphones figures to get even faster and more powerful than ever before. Not that this is a surprise, of course, it happens every year. With 2013 seeing the introduction and rollout of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 and 800 processor we are now in the middle of devices ...

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Petition to keep Qualcomm supporting Snapdragon S3 chipset

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The point is: Snapdragon S3 has more than enough power to run 4.2.2 and newly even more optimized 4.3 Android. If some home-schooled developer can make it run – why proper developers paid by Qualcomm won’t succeed at it? MSM8260 devices were publicly released in 2011, it’s not ...

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Qualcomm enters smartwatch fray with ‘Qualcomm Toq’

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Qualcomm has decided that it’s not going to sit idly by and watch as everyone else release smartwatches. Today sees the chipmaker introducing its own take on the wearable technology with the debut of the Qualcomm Toq. Details are rather light at this point; there’s nary a word of ...

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