Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 brings several cool new features to upcoming Android smartphones including ultrasonic fingerprint scanning, malware detection, virtual reality, better low-light photos, and more.
The Snapdragon 810 processor is notorious for getting a little hot under the collar, but how does it affect the performance of your phone? This unscientific, but fun, test shows the effect, and how cooling may help it perform…
LeTV, a Chinese company that has only started producing smartphones this year, is already teasing its next major release -- which will be built around the exciting new Snapdragon 820 processor, if the teaser image is anything to go by.
Charging a phone when you need it most can be a lesson in frustration, but not so with Qualcomm's new Quick-Charge tech, which should see supporting phones back to near-full power in just over 30 minutes.
Qualcomm wants to be for drones what it’s been for smartphones. The company behind the ubiquitous Snapdragon system on a chip (SoC) for phones recently announced the Snapdragon Flight, a development platform for drones.
Qualcomm says it has solved the problem of enabling wireless charging on phones with metal bodies, and has made the technology available to its partners today. However, the ongoing standards battle may hold back adoption.
Qualcomm has quietly introduced a revised version of the Snapdragon 810 processor, which may cure problems with overheating, and it's being used in a variety of phones already, including the HTC One M9.
In a likely effort to curb Qualcomm's success, China imposed a $1 billion fine on the company. Both Qualcomm and China agreed to the settlement, which stemmed from China accusing the chipmaker of imposing anti-competitive licensing…