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Qualcomm’s new chips aim to give security cameras A.I. smarts

Qualcomm has announced two new chips that will leverage the power of edge computing in IoT set-ups to help make cameras smarter, with enhanced image stabilization light-enhancing smarts, and new A.I. processing units.
Computing

Qualcomm’s stand-alone VR headset design uses Tobii eye-tracking

Tobii said that Qualcomm's latest reference design for stand-alone VR headsets includes its eye-tracking technology. This component will enable foveated rendering, a method of "blurring" everything outside your field of view.
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Fitbit Versa takes aim at women with new female-specific health-tracking metrics

President Trump stops the Broadcom/Qualcomm deal in its tracks, Fitbit Versa smartwatch includes some special features for female users, Larry Page's Kitty Hawk project lofts the Cora flying taxi into the air down under.
Computing

HP’s first Qualcomm-powered PC, the HP Envy X2, suffers a slight delay

Among the first of Qualcomm's new Always Connected PCs, the HP Envy X2 is now available for pre-order, and its hardware suggests this laptop could live up to Qualcomm's lofty promises.
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Is Intel eyeing Broadcom buyout to secure mobile chip relevance?

Intel may be planning a purchase of their own that will end the Broadcom/Qualcomm battle, Microsoft Teams adds Cortana to the group, we review the latest Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon.
Mobile

Qualcomm’s new 700 series could help create a new ‘premium midrange’

Qualcomm has unveiled the 700 series of chipsets, aimed at sitting between the 600 series of midrange chips and the 800 series of flagship chips. The company says that it'll begin delivering chips to customers this year.
Computing

Qualcomm may cram premium Snapdragon 845 processor into high-end Chromebooks

Qualcomm's director of Product Management Monte Giles indicated that the company is keeping a close eye on the high-end Chromebook market with a starting price of $500. Does this indicate an upcoming Snapdragon 845 invasion?
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Cobalt crisis coming? Apple in direct talks with miners of battery mineral

Apple might want to brush up on their (cobalt) mining....craft, Qualcomm set to bring Snapdragon-powered VR headset to MWC2108, fast Ferrari 488 gets even fast with new Pista version.
Mobile

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 VR reference headset puts body tracking in mobile VR

Qualcomm has launched its Snapdragon 845 virtual reality reference headset, offering features like eye tracking, and body tracking -- which should make for much more natural VR experiences.
Computing

Qualcomm’s ‘Always On’ PCs are coming to T-Mobile and AT&T

Qualcomm's forthcoming LTE-enabled PCs are coming to a new set of U.S. phone carriers, adding T-Mobile and AT&T to a growing list of vendors. But will widespread availability be enough to sway customers?
Mobile

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 benchmark results show insanely speedy performance

Qualcomm has finally taken the wraps off of the highly anticipated Snapdragon 845 processor, which will power a new generation of flagship phones. Samsung and Qualcomm have teamed up to manufacture the chip.
Mobile

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X24 will likely be its last LTE modem

Qualcomm is working to bring 5G to the masses -- but you might not be aware that the super-speedy connections could be available as soon as this year. Here is how Qualcomm is working to deploy 5G.