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Mobile

Benchmark results show Snapdragon 855 destroys previous-generation chip

Almost exactly a year after the launch of the Snapdragon 845, Qualcomm took the wraps off of its next-generation mobile platform, the new Snapdragon 855. The new chip puts an emphasis on A.I. performance.
Cars

Qualcomm shows off an A.I.-equipped car cockpit at CES 2019

Car cockpits will be getting an A.I. upgrade, thanks to Qualcomm's new Snapdragon-based automotive cockpit platform, which will cover aspects of the in-car experience from voice-activated interfaces to traditional navigation systems.
Cars

Ford wants all of its cars to ‘talk’ and ‘listen’ to each other by 2022

Ford is embracing Qualcomm's 5G-based C-V2X (cellular vehicle-to-everything) tech in a big way. The Detroit automaker says that by 2022, every new car and truck it sells in the United States will be C-V2X equipped.
Cars

C-V2X system helps cars navigate intersections, even without a line of sight

A new C-V2X (cellular vehicle-to-everything) system will be shown off at CES 2019. V2X is a form of short-range communication that can be sent and received by both cars and infrastructure, allowing cars to navigate around each other.
Business

Apple is still selling iPhones in China despite being ordered not to

Apple is following the FTC's lead and has sued Qualcomm for a massive $1 billion in the U.S., $145 million in China, and also in the U.K., claiming the company charged onerous royalties for its patented tech.
Mobile

Apple pushing update to iPhone in China in response to legal troubles

Apple has been facing legal issues in China due to alleged infringements of patents from Qualcomm Inc. On Friday, Apple announced it will push a software update in China in hopes of resolving any potential legal issues around the iPhone.
Computing

Does Qualcomm's latest laptop processor hold up against Intel's Core i5?

Qualcomm has been nipping at Intel's mobile CPU heels for years and now it might finally have overtaken it. To find out whether it's new SoC can hold its own in mid-range computing, we pitted the Snapdragon 8cx vs. Core i5.
Computing

Qualcomm’s dual-screen PC concept looks like two connected Surface Go tablets

In Qualcomm's video teaser, we got a glimpse of the company's vision for how a dual-screen ARM PC should work. The internet reacted to Qualcomm's video, calling the device in question merely a mashup of two Surface Go tablets.
Computing

An inside look at Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx, a revolutionary laptop processor

Six years after Microsoft’s failed foray into ARM computing with Windows RT, its second effort with Always-Connected PC is now showing early signs of success. Microsoft partner Qualcomm told us how the Snapdragon 8cx might revolutionize…
Computing

Qualcomm takes on Intel with fastest graphics processor, Snapdragon 8cx chips

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx is the latest SoC from the chipmaker and it should be the most powerful one yet. Combining advanced CPU and GPU cores with better data connectivity, expect it in supporting devices in the third quarter of 2019.
Mobile

We checked out Samsung’s 5G concept phone. Here’s what it’s like

5G is been all talk for years, but it's finally becoming a reality. At Qualcomm's annual Snapdragon Summit, Samsung showed off a concept of its first 5G device, which will ultimately go on to be released to the public in the first half of…
Mobile

Verizon and Inseego's 5G mobile hot spot arrives in 2019 with speeds up to 2Gbps

Qualcomm is working hard on bringing 5G to the world, and at its annual Snapdragon Summit it revealed a little more about its plans for the next few years. In particular, the company is working with the likes of Verizon, AT&T, Samsung…
Computing

Microsoft’s Always-Connected PCs gets more powerful with 64-bit app support

Microsoft announced that developers can start creating 64-bit apps for Always-Connected PCs powered by Snapdragon processors. The Windows Store will also begin to accept 64-bit app submissions for Microsoft's Windows on ARM.
Mobile

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675 will power the next generation of midrange phones

Qualcomm announced a new chipset that will likely go on to power the next generation of Android smartphones. The Snapdragon 675 is set to show up in phones in the $350-$500 range over the next few years.
Computing

Qualcomm’s ‘Snapdragon 1000’ could bring octa-cores to Windows laptops

The rumored Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 CPU may bring the octa-core design of mobiles and tablets to Windows laptops, offering four powerful cores for high performance, and four low-power cores for efficiency.
Mobile

Montblanc’s $995 Summit 2 watch stays on your wrist for longer between charges

Montblanc has taken the wraps off of the new Montblanc Summit 2 -- the first watch to feature the new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor. The watch features a premium design and Google's Wear OS.
Wearables

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 3100 chip will finally make Google’s Wear OS competitive

Qualcomm has introduced the Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform, designed expressly to power the next generation of smartwatches and wearable technology. At its heart is a tiny, clever new co-processor.
Mobile

New aptX bundle understands what you’re listening to, chooses the best settings

Qualcomm has announced the new aptX Adaptive Bluetooth audio codec, which cleverly dynamically picks the best audio settings depending on what you're listening to, whether its music, high-resolution audio files, or movies.