I’m at Qualcomm’s analyst briefing this week, an event full of tech goodies that will make you lust after the next cell phone and tablet generations. From magic pens to massively improved sound and connectivity, your next cell phone will likely make your current cell phone look really lame.
There are quite a few of us who once thought the GDC (Game Developer’s Conference) was becoming a joke, as the event seemed to be smaller and even less relevant in recent years. Fortunately, that wasn’t the case this year when GDC basically took over all three of San Francisco’s Moscone Center buildings. The result felt more like CES and the GDC of years ago than ever before.
Just one quarter after the launch of Apple’s A7 (the first 64-bit mobile processor), Cupertino managed to power more than 36 million iPhones and iPads with its flagship chip.
I’ve just finished spending some serious quality time with Qualcomm's flagship Toq Smartwatch. The verdict? For a product that is basically a hardware showcase, well, there really is a lot to love.
Wouldn’t it be great to just turn on your tablet and have the device instantly connect to a network wherever you are?
At CES, Qualcomm is showing off the incursion of its Snapdragon processor into in-car infotainment systems through a partnership with in-car software developer QNX.
The Oppo N1 smartphone is equipped with a large 5.9 inch display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor and a rather unique 13MP camera that rotates to face the front or back of the device.
When newly hatched Intel CEO Brian Krzanich told analysts that Intel was moving into the foundry business, a thousand jaws in the semiconductor business must have dropped.
Qualcomm is currently showcasing its 800 SoC (MSM8974) running on a developer tablet and smartphone.
Analysts at ABI Research report that Intel’s latest Atom processor - the Z2580 clocked at 2.0 GHz - sets the bar for performance and current drain in smartphones.
Revenues for the global semiconductor market dropped two percent year on year to $295 billion in 2012, IDC's latest semiconductor application forecast reports.
AMD has fallen behind rivals Qualcomm and Samsung on IC Insights' list of microprocessor vendors.
Qualcomm CIO Norm Fjeldheim is in the limelight following statements made about Oracle at the SuiteWorld 2013 conference on Tuesday, claiming NetSuite is a better fit for the company than Oracle.
Graphics chip maker Nvidia has done a lot better than analysts were expecting and announced third quarter results which are not that bad.
Chinese chip vendor Allwinner Technologies might have sold more application processors for tablets in 2012 than Intel and Qualcomm put together.
In-flight internet speeds could soon match speeds on mother Earth if a Qualcomm proposal to use satellites is approved by regulators.
Opinion If you read the financial press you might be surprised to learn that AMD is about to be bought by every company under the sun.
I’m at Qualcomm’s Developer conference this week and, as you’d expect, the corporation is presenting a massive amount of technology.
Qualcomm is the leading supplier of mobile SoCs, but it is not content with its low key media image and it apparently wants to grow the Snapdragon brand.
Inforce has debuted a single-board computer powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 quad-core krait processor clocked at 1.7GHz.