Qualcomm details Snapdragon 821
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 01 September 2016 11:51

Qualcomm details Snapdragon 821


2.4GHz, 10 percent faster at five percent less power

Qualcomm just released a blog post and gave more details about the Snapdragon 821 including some clock speeds and the fact that it needs five percent less power.

Asus moves to round watch design with Zenwatch 3
Published in Wearables


Powered by the Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset

Asus has decided to move away from the boxy design on to a round one with its next-generation Zenwatch device, the Zenwatch 3.

Qualcomm becomes a daydream believer
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 14:08

Qualcomm becomes a daydream believer


Snapdragon 821 configured for VR

Qualcomm has officially confirmed that its Snapdragon 821 will be able to handle the Google Daydream VR platform.

Qualcomm might be to blame for lack of Nougat on some mobiles
Published in Mobiles


No updates for Snapdragon 800/801 graphics drivers

According to a post coming from a ROM developer and usual HTC leaker, it appears that some older smartphones might not be getting Android 7.0 Nougat update due to an alleged lack of Qualcomm updates for Snapdragon 800/801 chipset.

Samsung prepares for LTE MIMO 4X4 infrastructure
Published in Mobiles


Shipping in Q4, Note 7 supports it

Qualcomm has been very vocal about 4x4 LTE MIMO and its support for this standard. Samsung is preparing to start shipping its LTE infrastructure in Q4 16 and we also learned that the Galaxy Note 7 also supports 4x4 LTE MIMO.

Qualcomm Centriq is a brand for data center SoCs
Published in Processors


Attacking the profitable server market

Today, most of the world server and data center market share belongs to Intel, while AMD and the whole ARM server conspiracy, sorry egosystems  are making tiny contributions when and if opportunities rise.

Intel CEO loses touch with reality
Published in News
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 21:39

Intel CEO loses touch with reality


Opinion: INTC goes bonkers

The CEO of Intel is trying to pretend that talking about virtual reality is masking the reality that his company has become irrelevant.

Qualcomm CEO claims it leads in 5G
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 13:38

Qualcomm CEO claims it leads in 5G


As Intel, Samsung, MediaTek claims the same.

Last week we scratched the surface and pointed out why Intel has a very slim chance to dominate in 5G. Samsung and MediaTek have made similar claims. 

Qualcomm Self-Organizing Network is the future of Wi-Fi
Published in Network


SON solves end user troubles

I still remember plugging the first 802.11a wireless card in my laptop and walking around the student’s dorm while I was streaming a movie. It was quite clear back then, more than a decade ago, that Wi-Fi would become ubiquitous. Now Qualcomm has solved a problem that has bothered people for a long time, they came out with a SON, a network that will self-organize and bring  real plug and play to homes and offices.

Qualcomm chips have four major holes
Published in Processors
Monday, 08 August 2016 17:04

Qualcomm chips have four major holes


Like four donuts

Some Qualcomm chips have four serious holes which allow potential attackers to "trigger privilege escalations for the purpose of gaining root access to a device."