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Mobile

A Samsung smartphone with a MediaTek processor has emerged online

A Samsung device has emerged online with the model number SM-G615F. It boasts a MediaTek processor, but its release date is a mystery. If history is any indication, though, it will likely be of the low-end variety.
Computing

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors now fully support Windows 10

Microsoft and Qualcomm said this week that cellular-enabled PCs with Snapdragon processors will arrive next year using the full-blown version of Windows 10. Desktop software used on Intel and AMD-based machines will run on an emulator.
Virtual Reality

A new mobile VR solution is coming to town: LeEco’s ExploreVR headset

During LeEco's press conference, the company revealed its intention in bringing its ExploreVR headset to the U.S. It will be compatible with the company's ecophones, following in the footsteps of Samsung and its Galaxy VR ecosystem.
Mobile

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon processors, gigabit modem, camera platform

Qualcomm took the wraps off a bevy of new products: the Snapdragon 653, 626, and 427. It also unveiled gigabit modem and connected camera platform, both of which will launch later this year.
Computing

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600E and 410E processors are bound for IoT products

Venerable chipmaker Qualcomm has unveiled two new processors bound for IoT products: the Snapdragon 600E and 410E. They speak to the firm's broader ambitions in the burgeoning Internet of Things sector.
Android Army

Google, Qualcomm bring Project Tango tech to Snapdragon processors

Thanks to help from Google, Qualcomm has adapted the search giant's Project Tango tech to much of its existing lineup of Snapdragon processors, including the the 600 and 800 series.
Cool Tech

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.
Cool Tech

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.
Mobile

Qualcomm reveals its 2015 processors: 64-bit and support for 55MP cameras

Qualcomm has announced a pair of next generation, 64-bit mobile processors, the Snapdragon 810 and the Snapdragon 808. However, before you get too excited, they're not going to see the inside of a phone until 2015.
Android Army

How Qualcomm’s Snapdragon gave the Nokia 1020 its fire-breathing camera

Nokia’s Lumia 1020 has drawn attention for its powerful 41-megapixel camera, but few people realize just how much processing power it takes to deal with all that raw data.
Mobile

Double rumor: Apple to fit Snapdragon processor into cheap iPhone

The cheap Apple iPhone rumors keep on coming, with the latest concerning the firm's choice of processor. It may break with tradition and source a Snapdragon chip rather than fit one of its own A series processors, according to a recent…
Mobile

Qualcomm reveals Quick Charge technology, which reduces smartphone charging times by 40 percent

Qualcomm has talked about Quick Charge, a technology it has been quietly incorporating into a variety of smartphones for a while, which is said to reduce charging times by up to 40 percent.