The next round of awesome smartphones may have a mighty new chip and 8GB of RAM

Rumors of a new Snapdragon mobile processor capable of supporting a massive 8GB of RAM are circulating, and its being linked with exciting hardware including the Samsung Galaxy Note 6.

Xiaomi plans to use smartphone chips designed in-house in the second half of 2016

Xiaomi, China’s leader in smartphone shipments in 2015, has aspirations to be a chipmaker this year. This would put Xiaomi in the same boat as Apple, Samsung, and Huawei, which also design chips in-house.

Qualcomm reveals next generation of budget processors 1:24

Qualcomm has revealed two low-end processors, and one mid-end, that will power the majority of phones in the consumer market. There's little to be surprised by, and image quality and Internet connectivity are prioritized.

Your next smartwatch may look better and last longer, thanks to Qualcomm’s new chips

Qualcomm is out with a new processor -- and this one's built just for wearables. LG says it will be using the Snapdragon Wear 2100 in its upcoming wearable devices later this year.

Qualcomm asks Samsung to supply all the Snapdragon 820 chips

The Snapdragon 820 processor is set to power many of the major smartphones released in 2016, and according to the latest reports, Qualcomm has exclusively tasked Samsung to build the chips.

Inside Qualcomm’s Invisible Museum and the future of Silicon Valley 2:43

Qualcomm's tech powers most Android smartphones, but the company has a lot going on behind the scenes. Its Invisible Museum setup guides you through the future of smart tech with connected cities and 5G.

5 ways Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor will empower your next phone

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.

Exhaustive, super geeky test shows Snapdragon 810 should be water cooled

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…

Forget about the Snapdragon 810, here's the first teaser for a Snapdragon 820 smartphone

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.
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Qualcomm’s quick-charge tech will get your battery back to full in under an hour

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.
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Qualcomm introduces the Snapdragon Flight, a brain for smarter, more powerful drones

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.

All about LTE-U and how it might affect your Wi-Fi signals

Verizon and T-Mobile hope to soon begin testing new LTE connectivity using the same spectrum that powers Wi-Fi connectivity, spurring concerns about its effects on home Internet usage