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."

LG V20 specs leaked
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 08 August 2016 13:06

LG V20 specs leaked


Looks like it will have a 5.7-Inch QHD Display

LG is going to following up its V10 with the V20 on 6 September and a few leaks about the specs appear to have surprised a few people.

Intel won’t dominate in 5G
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 23:06

Intel won’t dominate in 5G


Here is why

Intel, Samsung, MediaTek, Huawei and Qualcomm all claim the leadership for 5G and most of them will have a tough time to deliver on this promise. Nokia, Huawei and Ericsson - from the networking component standpoint - claim they can do great things with 5G. 

Qualcomm settles sex discrimination case before it gets to court
Published in News


$20 million because its reigning men

Qualcomm has written a $20 million cheque to make a gender discrimination case go away.