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The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro and the Montblanc Summit 5.

At CES 2023, it’s not the software that’s killing Android smartwatches

CES 2023 has revealed a few cool smartwatches, but none make use of the latest Qualcomm processor we know is waiting in the wings, and it's a serious problem.
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Android phones are stealing (and beating) the iPhone 14’s best feature at CES 2023

Surface Pro 9 5G front angled view showing display and Type Cover.

Why Windows on ARM still couldn’t catch up this year

Iqoo 11 held in a person's hand.

Using the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 showed me that 2023 phones will be monsters

Man wearing KEF Mu7 wireless noise-canceling headphones.

AptX Adaptive vs. aptX HD vs. LDAC: Which Bluetooth codec is the best?

Qualcomm Snapdragon Sound earbuds and smartphone image.

What is Snapdragon Sound? Qualcomm’s wireless audio brand fully explained

OnePlus 5T AptX HD

What is aptX? Cutting through the clutter of Qualcomm’s codecs

A Qualcomm Snapdragon AR2 Gen 1 chip case is held in hand.

AR glasses will have a dedicated Qualcomm chip in 2023

Qualcomm Snapdragon Sound earbuds and smartphone image.

Next-gen Qualcomm chips make wireless earbuds, headphones better for gaming and spatial audio

Poster with the MediaTek logo in orange.

How MediaTek became the best-kept secret in smartphones

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 displayed on a smartphone

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is here, defining the next generation of premium smartphones

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Qualcomm’s rumored 12-core chip finally sounds like a true ARM revolution for PCs

An inside view of the Quest 2 and its foam facial interface.

The Meta Quest 3 may be twice as powerful as Quest 2

The Meta Quest 3 may be twice as powerful as Quest 2

The Quest 3 will be twice as powerful as the Quest 2 if leaks are to be believed. Here's everything we know about Qualcomm and Meta's latest VR headset.
razer edge 5g handheld gaming system

Razer’s 5G-enabled handheld gaming system is getting a public release

Razer’s 5G-enabled handheld gaming system is getting a public release

Razer, Verizon, and Qualcomm teased the world's first 5G video game handheld: the Razer Edge 5G.
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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 6 and 4 Gen 1 chips are big deals for cheap phones

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 6 and 4 Gen 1 chips are big deals for cheap phones

Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 and Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 chips promise impressive camera, gaming, and connectivity upgrades for budget Android smartphones.
The Microsoft Surface 3 with its blue keyboard.

After 10 years of headaches, I’m finally a believer in Windows on ARM

It's been a 10-year-long journey, but Windows on ARM is finally almost ready for prime time. But there's still work for Microsoft to do.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra in the wild temperate rainforest.

Why Samsung and Qualcomm’s deal makes the Galaxy S23 way more exciting

Why Samsung and Qualcomm’s deal makes the Galaxy S23 way more exciting

Samsung and Qualcomm are deepening their ties, and a key outcome is the usage of more Qualcomm processors for premium Galaxy devices instead of Exynos.
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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 flagship chip is coming this November

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 flagship chip is coming this November

The Snapdragon Summit 2022 is scheduled to take place from November 15 through November 17.
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Mobvoi to use Qualcomm’s new chip to make its most powerful smartwatch yet

Mobvoi to use Qualcomm’s new chip to make its most powerful smartwatch yet

Mobvoi's next TicWatch smartwatch will use Qualcomm's new W5+ Gen 1 processor, which it says will make the new model its most powerful smartwatch yet.
The Mobvoi TicWatch 3 Pro on someone's wrist.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 chip might actually save Android smartwatches

Qualcomm's smartwatch chips have left us wanting more for years. The new W5 Gen 1 and W5+ Gen 1 could be what we've been waiting for.
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I used a phone with a two-year-old Qualcomm chip, and it blew me away

Qualcomm is recycling its old flagship chips for new phones in 2022. It may sound suspicious, but the final result is a surprisingly good smartphone experience.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 platform.

Powerful Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 Chromebooks could be coming soon

Powerful Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 Chromebooks could be coming soon

According to some listings in the Chromium Repository commits, Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2-powered Chromebooks could be on the way soon.
Snapdragon Connect logo on an exploding digital landscape.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 may release sooner than we expected

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 may release sooner than we expected

Qualcomm may have just leaked the announcement date for the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, and it's coming sooner than we thought.
The back lid of the ARM-powered ThinkPad.

Lenovo ThinkPad X13s vs. MacBook Air M1: An ARM wrestle showdown

In this guide, we compare the MacBook Air M1 and the ThinkPad X13s. Does Lenovo have what it takes to take down the laptop king of ARM chips?
Hand holding the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Samsung addresses report of exclusive chipset for 2025 Galaxy phones

Samsung addresses report of exclusive chipset for 2025 Galaxy phones

Rumors about a far-off Galaxy-exclusive processor have been making the rounds, but Samsung didn't have much to say about the matter.
Project Volterra by Microsoft

Microsoft has new tools to encourage the transition to ARM PCs

Microsoft has new tools to encourage the transition to ARM PCs

At Microsoft Build 2022, Microsoft detailed Project Project Volterra, a new device that shows developers the possibilities of ARM chips on Windows PCs.
Mockup renders of reference smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1

Here are Qualcomm’s latest processors and new AR glasses

Here are Qualcomm’s latest processors and new AR glasses

Qualcomm is making strides through the mobile ecosystem with the new Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1, Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, and a pair of AR Smart Viewer glasses.
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Qualcomm is launching new Snapdragon chips on May 20

Qualcomm is launching new Snapdragon chips on May 20

The next Qualcomm Snapdragon event is scheduled for May 20. At the event, the company is expected to announce two new smartphone chips.
Conceptual image of Qualcomm Snapdragon X70 chip witih additonal mmWave, AI, and RF modules.

Qualcomm’s latest 5G modem brings standalone mmWave, improved Sub-6 speeds to phones

Qualcomm’s latest 5G modem brings standalone mmWave, improved Sub-6 speeds to phones

Qualcomm's X70 5G modem is adding new features. Standalone mmWave 5G, plus new Sub-6 5G carrier aggregation, will be coming to flagship phones this year.
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Wi-Fi 7 will bring 33 Gbps speeds to your home in 2023

Wi-Fi 7 will bring 33 Gbps speeds to your home in 2023

Qualcomm expects that its partners will have routers and mesh systems in stores by 2024 with new Wi-Fi 7 chips and radios.
The Snapdragon G3x sits on a table.

I wish more gaming handhelds felt like the Snapdragon G3x

Qualcomm's developer-only Snapdragon G3x might be the most comfortable video game handheld ever.
Concept for Nothing smartphone

Is that Nothing’s first phone in photo of founder Carl Pei?

Is that Nothing’s first phone in photo of founder Carl Pei?

Nothing chief Carl Pei was photographed showing what may be the company's first phone to Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon.
Qualcomm logo at an event.

Qualcomm’s FastConnect 7800 is the world’s first Wi-Fi 7 product

Qualcomm’s FastConnect 7800 is the world’s first Wi-Fi 7 product

Qualcomm has revealed the FastConnect 7800 chipset, that supports Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.3, promising high-speed, low latency network connectivity.
Snapdragon Connect logo on an exploding digital landscape.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Connect branding denotes superior Wi-Fi

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Connect branding denotes superior Wi-Fi

Qualcomm is introducing a new badge to ensure customers know when they’re buying a device that includes the best possible 5G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth technologies.