NXP wants to sell itself to Qualcomm
Published in News


$30 billion deal

NXP Semiconductors is exploring selling itself to Qualcomm in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion.

Qualcomm ahead on 5G
Published in Wearables
21 September 2016

Qualcomm ahead on 5G


Will sort out Internet of Things don’t ya know?

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf has been telling the world how it is going to win the 5G war which will bring about a bold new world based around the Internet of Things.

GloFo confirms it will skip 10nm
Published in Processors


Go directly to 7nm do not past 10nm or collect $200

Globalfoundries has announced it is ignoring 10nm and will go directly to the 7nm FinFET chip production by early 2018.

iFixit spots Qualcomm modem in iPhone 7 Plus
Published in Mobiles


Snapdragon X12 LT in one

Someone has finally opened up the iPhone 7 Plus and found it uses a Snapdragon X12 LT from Qualcomm. This version of the phone was headed for the Japanese market. 

European iPhone 7 has an Intel or Qualcomm modem
Published in Mobiles


Exclusive: iPhone 7 Plus too

Fudzilla has already written a long article on the iPhone 7 with Intel and Qualcomm chipset that affects  USA customers but it turns out that at least some parts of the European Union will get an Intel and Qualcomm based iPhone 7 too. We recommend you to read that earlier piece as the modem performance will affect your overall iPhone 7 experience.  

iPhone 7 with Intel doesn’t support CDMA
Published in Mobiles


Confirmed by Apple.com and more

Fudzilla told you that the iPhone 7, or at least some version of it, will come with an Intel modem and Apple has finally confirmed it. 

AMD takeover rumors re-emerge
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It’s the takeover tango - one more time

I can’t remember how many times in the last 20 years that I’ve written up rumors that AMD is ripe for a takeover but now it seems it’s time to do it one more time.

Qualcomm details Snapdragon 821
Published in Mobiles


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


Snapdragon 821 configured for VR

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