Qualcomm announces new lightning-fast Snapdragon chips 600 and 800

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At CES, Qualcomm recently announced two new chipset sure to impress: The Snapdragon 600 and the Snapdragon 800. How impressive, you ask? Let’s start with the 600, which has: Quad Core Krait 300 CPU at speeds up to 1.9 GHz per core Adreno 320 GPU LPDDR3 RAM support Up to 40-percent better ...

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In Brief: 21 other Android-related things worth knowing (December 7)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, photos, videos, infographics, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it ...

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Samsung mysterious device coming soon to AT&T?

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Samsung is on a hot streak nowadays with devices like Samsung Galaxy S III and Samsung Note II, and their competitors are working on devices to get head-to-head with Samsung. Though, Samsung is not all about “high-end” devices, they are also focusing on mid-range devices as well, ...

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Qualcomm debuts new Snapdragon S4 Play processors

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Both processors will be ready for customer sampling by end of 2012 and are expected to be shipping in commercial devices in the first quarter of 2013.

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 25)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits, which for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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Qualcomm: Newest competitor chipsets can’t hang with our two-year-old stuff

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Qualcomm is pretty proud of their Snapdragon processor family and wants to remind mobile community at large.  Sure, they’ve got cutting-edge quad-core Snapdragon S4 stuff in devices like the Optimus G, but that’s not all they’re about, ya know?  In fact, Qualcomm’s older ...

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LG and Qualcomm set to rock our world on September 19

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As if there were not enough mobile tech press conferences in September, LG has just officially sent out invitations to a September 19 event. Teaming with processor manufacturer Qualcomm, it’s a pretty good bet that they will announce the U.S. availability of the Optimus G. Things get ...

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Qualcomm debuts Snapdragon SDK for developers

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Qualcomm today announced its Snapdragon software development kit (SDK), designed to help Android developers leverage technologies found at the system-on-a-chip level.  For example, developers can take advantage of features such as facial processing, burst capture for photos, surround sound, ...

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HTC One S with S3 processor being sold in select Asian and European markets

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  After it was discovered that HTC was selling the One S in Taiwan with Qualcomm’s previous generation processor, the S3 Snapdragon as opposed to the S4, HTC has confirmed that they’re selling the S3 version in Asia-Pacific regions, as well as some European markets. It’s ...

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Intel says Android is not ready for quad-core devices

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We recently saw the first ever Android phone with ‘Intel Inside’ power, and it was launched in India a short time ago. Intel is one of the most famous companies in the world when talking about processors and computer hardware; they are the leaders in the field, and they recently ...

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Qualcomm reportedly working on a chip with multiple LTE bands and carrier networks

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In a recent filing at the FCC, it seems Qualcomm has been busy lately working on a new radio chipset. According to the FCC, it looks like we could be looking at a chip that would support up to 7 different bands, with three of those bands being below 1 GHz. LTE spectrum fragmentation is... Read More

Qualcomm: 36,000 miles, 20 days, one charge for Snapdragon processor

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So you’re a big fan of your current Android smartphone save for the fact you seem to charge it every few hours.  What to do for your next smartphone?  Qualcomm believes you ought to consider a Snapdragon chipset for the Android handset and/or tablet.  To help illustrate just how great the ...

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AT&T HTC One X benchmarked, results are surprising

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If there’s an Android phone that I can’t wait to get my hands on, then it’s none other than the HTC One X. It was announced last month at MWC as a flagship device for HTC, and now some benchmark results are out proving yet again that the One X is no ordinary device. The... Read More

Qualcomm pulls in record-breaking revenue in first quarter

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Mobile hardware monolith Qualcomm reported their first quarter earnings yesterday with an understandable amount of gusto. Despite a venerable position in the market and years of growth and experience, Qualcomm managed to bring in enough profit at $4.7 billion to break their company record. ...

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Chinese Market to See Qualcomm’s Mirasol Display Technology

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A new e-reader is on its way to China thanks to Qualcomm and Hanvon. The Hanvon C-18 e-reader boasts itself to be the thinnest and lightest e-reader on the market.  CEO Dr. Peter Jacobs believes this new Mirasol Display Technology and the Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 (single core 1ghz) will deliver a ...

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