Qualcomm Re-brands Snapdragon Line to Lessen Confusion

Qualcomm, in an attempt to clear up growing confusion, has decided to re-brand the various iterations of their Snapdragon processors.  As some of you may already know, there are multiple versions of Qualcomm processors in the market, some considerably more powerful than others.  And since not ...

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Pantech Announced World First 1.5 GHz Dual-Core Phone

Pantech is one of the leading mobile phone companies in S.Korea, and they always announce some amazing devices but mostly in S.Korea. They are also offering some of their devices in the States via AT&T and Verizon, but all of them are just mid-range devices, and we are still waiting for Pantech ...

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New Qualcomm Snapdragon Chips Leaked

A recently leaked presentation from Qualcomm seems to be showing off the company’s upcoming Snapdragon chipsets. The leaked chips were the MSM8270, MSM8930, MSM8960, and the APQ8064. According to the presentation, all of these processors will be based of the Krait architecture. These new ...

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Qualcomm and Gameloft Partner to Enhance Mobile Gaming

Qualcomm and Gameloft have announced that the two companies reached an agreement to amplify the gaming experience for a number of successful Gameloft titles. This announcement comes on the heels of today’s NVIDIA Tegra Zone launch. While Tegra Zone merely highlights applications created ...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon Devices to See Netflix First

The days of waiting for streaming movies and television shows appears to be drawing to a close. Thanks to the performance and security in the Snapdragon platform, Android phones are set to see the service shortly.

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Qualcomm’s New Dual-Core Chipset Promises 5X Performance, 75% Less Power Consumption

The next generation of Qualcomm processing prowess will bring two oft-desired features to an Android phone near you.  How would you like five times the performance and 75-percent less power consumption as compared to the original Snapdragon processor?  I know, right?   The dual-core Qualcomm ...

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Is “Quadroid” the New “Wintel” and Do You Care?

Android enthusiasts and tech savvy gadget fans will already know this, but Qualcomm is becoming a pretty big deal in the mobile world. Thanks to handsets like the G2, Droid Incredible, and EVO 4G, Qualcomm's chips are found in three out of every four Android phones. As Android continues its ...

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HTC EVO 4G Lands on Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards

One of the hottest handsets of the year, the HTC EVO 4G, is being recognized by Popular Mechanics as being one of the breakthrough devices for 2010.  Touted as a product that “truly moves society forward”, the Sprint phone lands on the list because of its ability to act as a mobile ...

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Leaked G2 Build Indicates a New Processor Platform

Remember that G2 ROM we came across in our RSS reader yesterday?  Well, the Android developer community has had 24 hours or so to rip that sucker apart, giving us the rewards of different information about the new G2 Handset. The latest news comes from none other than Cyanogen himself, telling ...

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Intel Wants ‘Android x86’ for Netbooks and Tablets This Summer

Intel is hard at work, prepping an “Android x86″version of Android 2.2 designed for tablets and netbooks.  As we’ve mentioned here a couple of times, Android was initially designed for ARM processors.  Intel has been gradually getting more involved with the platform, most ...

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Huawei Planning 7-Inch Tablet with 1GHz Processor

In an effort to gain a stronger foothold on the consumer and enterprise market, Chinese hardware marker Huawei is planning an Android tablet of their own.  Running a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, it also features a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen display (800X480 or 1024X600) and 3G support ...

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New Dual-core Snapdragon Chips to Run Android at 1.2GHz

It seems like nearly every Android phone that gets announced these days comes with a Snapdragon processor running at a blazing fast 1GHz speed.  After last year’s 528MHz becoming the norm, the current  benchmark is considerably faster.  But what about later this year?  What can we expect ...

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Intel Atom Processor Supports Android, Runs up to 1.5 GHz

The race is on for faster, more capable processors in your smart phone. Intel’s new Atom (Moorestown) processors are out and they’re pushing the envelope forward. The new chips can run in speeds up to 1.5GHz for smartphones and up to 1.9GHz for tablets. Compatible with Android, ...

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Qualcomm’s 7X30 Gives a Glimpse into Future of Android Handsets [VIDEO]

Want to see what the chipset behind future Android handsets is capable of?  Of course you do.  Check out a demonstration of Qualcomm’s 7X30 Snapdragon processor that was given to Charbax (Nicolas Charbonnier) at Mobile World Congress last week.  Keeping mind that what you see in the video ...

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HTC Unveils New Brew-Based Phone Running Sense (UPDATE)

While a little bit off-topic, we felt compared to share this bit of news with our readers.  The rumors of HTC putting out their own handset running Brew have come to fruition.  We just received an email from HTC’s PR company advising of the newly announced HTC Smart, a new type of ...

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