Apple won’t do 5G in 2019
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 16 April 2018 17:10

Apple won’t do 5G in 2019


Not an early adopter

Apple is known for not being an early adopter when it comes to new wireless standards. According to people close to the matter, Apple 2019 iPhone won’t have 5G capability. Intel might even be ready with its 5G PC solution.

Qualcomm backing a 4G budget laptop
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 13 April 2018 10:54

Qualcomm backing a 4G budget laptop


Working with Indian telco

Indian telecom operator Reliance Jio is rumoured to be working with chipset maker Qualcomm to launch a laptop with 4G connectivity in India.

Jacobs's long-shot Qualcomm bid gathers steam
Published in News

 
Wants to take Qualcomm private

Paul Jacobs, who was ousted as Qualcomm's chairman in March,is doing better at attracting people interested in his cunning plan to take the chipmaker private than many expected.

Qualcomm talks up its new Vision Intelligence
Published in Processors


10nm FinFET IoT SoCs sent to sampling

Qualcomm has released a few details about its new IoT SoCs using 10nm FinFET process technology.

HP's Snapdragon-powered Envy X2 now available again
Published in Notebooks


Demand could be high as HP is selling all it makes

It appears that people like the idea behind HP's Envy X2 "detachable PC" with Snapdragon 835 SoC as although it is now once again available, HP seems to be selling out as soon as it puts some online.

THX  and Qualcomm team up
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 12:39

THX and Qualcomm team up


Want to make some next-generation noise

THX - which is better known for movie and consumer electronics - has teamed up with Qualcomm to create an end-to-end THX Spatial Audio workflow using MPEG-H for the delivery of next-generation immersive audio experiences at NAB 2018.

Qualcomm’s Raj Taluri goes to Micron
Published in Wearables
Monday, 09 April 2018 22:33

Qualcomm’s Raj Taluri goes to Micron


SVP and GM Mobile BU

A key member of the Qualcomm team in charge of the IoT, has started working at Micron. He got a saucy offer and left to Micron to be SVP and GM of Mobile Business Unit.

Xiaomi Mi 7 has in-display fingerprint reader
Published in Mobiles


Snapdragon 845, 4000 mAh battery too

The second quarter will be a great period of many new smartphones and most of them will have a Snapdragon 845 SoC if they don’t come from Huawei which has its own chip. The Xiaomi Mi 7 might be one of the first, or the second,  prominent phones to get an in-display fingerprint reader.

Snapdragon 845 phone designs can become laptops
Published in Notebooks


Phone PCB can be used for notebook too

One important change is coming in the second part of 2018. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 on Windows 10 design will be much easier as the company designed it so that the phone PCB design literary fits in a notebook. Manufacturers will be able to use the Phone PCB and with much less effort create a Snapdragon 845 for a Windows 10 notebook or tablet.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 845 VR development kit
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Support for next-gen VR experiences with Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm has announced its new virtual reality development kit at the Games Developer Conference 2018 which includes a wireless VR head mounted display (HMD) and a new software development kit (SDK) for the Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR platform.