ARM is coming back to mobile devices in a big way
Published in News


The x86 battle is about to get a lot hotter

Qualcomm is expected to show its ARM goodies at Computex event

Umidigi making a bezel-less Crystal smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Impressive looks with US $99 price tag

Bezel-less smartphones are pretty much the next big thing apparently as after Xiaomi launched its Mi Mix smartphone, there have been plenty of announcements for a similar smartphone design, and Umidigi is also making one that will cost US $99.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 660 and 630
Published in Mobiles


14nm and Kryo for mainstream

Qualcomm has gained a lot of momentum and managed to gain market share in the mainstream from MediaTek and others and the company has just announced the Snapdragon 660 and 630 that will help it to succeed in the future. 

Qualcomm seeks to ban the iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 04 May 2017 11:01

Qualcomm seeks to ban the iPhone


Saving the world from Tyranny

Chipmaker Qualcomm is taking steps to save the world from Apple’s technology tyranny by banning the iPhone in the US.

Apple stops Qualcomm royalty payments
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 30 April 2017 11:29

Apple stops Qualcomm royalty payments


Analysis: Qualcomm issues profit warnings

Apple has  decided to stop  royalty patent payments to Qualcomm claiming that it wants to wait until a court decides what is the right amount.

Microsoft's fifth-generation Surface could be ARM-based
Published in Notebooks


First time since Surface 2 in 2013

Last week we wrote that Qualcomm is preparing to release a Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 notebook by the end of 2017, ending three and a half years of x86 dominance that has proliferated the industry since the discontinuation of Windows RT in late 2013.

SK Telecom to launch a 5-Band CA
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:30

SK Telecom to launch a 5-Band CA


700 Mbps speeds today, GigabitLTE in 2018

SK Telecom is Korea's largest wireless carrier and the company promised to start 5G trials in early 2018 and align with Fa ebruary start in Korea’s own PyeongChang 2018. Before that happens, the company is getting ready to roll out the 5-Band CA next month. 

Qualcomm hints Snapdragon PCs are coming
Published in Processors
Friday, 21 April 2017 12:47

Qualcomm hints Snapdragon PCs are coming


Windows with no hint of x86

Qualcomm has dropped a huge hint that we will see ARM based PCs in the shops in the fourth quarter.

Apple paid royalties to Qualcomm
Published in News
Friday, 21 April 2017 12:02

Apple paid royalties to Qualcomm


Despite the law suits

Shareholders in Qualcomm breathed a sigh of relief after it was revealed that the fruity cargo cult Apple had been paying some of the money it owed for royalties.

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ SoCs compared
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 21:39

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ SoCs compared


Exynos 8895 vs. Snapdragon 835

Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ will be available with two SoCs, Samsung's own Exynos 8895 chipset and Qualcomm's pride and joy, the Snapdragon 835 chipset, and now, both of them have been pitted against each other in a couple of benchmarks.