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