Demand for Qualcomm's Snapdragon SoC outpaces supply

Qualcomm confirms that demand for its wildly popular Snapdragon SoC has outpaced current supply levels.

Yes, Mozilla is prepping a Firefox smartphone



Mozilla claims industry support "is growing" for its plans to launch a lineup of HTML5-centric Firefox smartphones.

Qualcomm eyes expanded Snapdragon lineup



According to Engadget, multiple variants of dual and quad-core S4 CPUs are headed to a number of diverse and lucrative markets, including connected HDTVs, set-top boxes, PCs and next-gen Windows 8 devices.

Report: Nvidia eyes speed boost for Tegra 3

Nvidia is reportedly eyeing a speed boost for its mobile Tegra 3 processor, which could act as a placeholder of sorts until the launch of the company’s next-gen Wayne SoC.

TSMC struggles with 28nm

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly experiencing issues with its 28nm foundry capacity which has fallen "drastically short of demand."



Qualcomm’s Snapdragon to take on Intel’s Ultrabooks

Qualcomm is preparing to take on Intel’s x86-based Ultrabooks with Snapdragon-powered laptops that are even thinner and lighter than Apple’s popular MacBook Air.

Windows 8 "bloat" prompts Qualcomm GPU search

A new report indicates that Qualcomm has decided to use an Imagination GPU for its quad-core S4 mobile Snapdragon chips.



Windows 8 is ready for ARM





Microsoft has reportedly finished coding a stable version (or possibly versions) of Windows 8 for ARM-powered mobile chips, such as those manufactured by industry heavyweights Nvidia, Qualcomm and TI.

$10 million X Prize offered for Star Trek 'tricorder'

The X PRIZE Foundation, together with Qualcomm Foundation, has announced a new $10 million prize: for anyone that can come up with a Star Trek-style medical 'tricorder'.

Qualcomm wants a medical tricorder

What do "Bones" McCoy, Julian Bashir and The Doctor (EMH) have in common? Winning personalities? A stellar bedside manner? Hmm. Probably none of those. 



Qualcomm touts Android GameCommand for Snapdragon devices


It's been only a few months shy of a year since Nvidia debuted its TegraZone.



Intel's Medfield SoC falls short on battery life

Intel's x86 Medfield (1.6GHz) SoC may boast some fairly impressive performance specs, but is still unlikely to threaten ARM's low-power sipping dominance of the lucrative mobile sphere.

AT&T wins go-ahead for Qualcomm spectrum purchase

AT&T may have failed in its bid to take over T-Mobile, but it has at least gained regulatory approval for its purchase of wireless spectrum from Qualcomm.

Qualcomm expands Snapdragon S4 lineup

Qualcomm is expanding its already formidable lineup of next-gen S4 mobile chips.

Qualcomm takes on Nvidia’s Kal-El with Snapdragon S4

Qualcomm has released a white paper detailing its upcoming Snapdragon S4 mobile SoC.


Qulacomm details next-gen Snapdragon chips

Qualcomm has outlined its plans for the next generation of RISC-based Snapdragon processors, which will boast significantly higher speeds and optimized graphics.



Qualcomm hopes to make game consoles obsolete

Technology advancement is a path, rather than a destination. Unfortunately, the road is long, rocky and has no speed limit. 

Qualcomm gets serious about gesture recognition

Qualcomm is bolstering its gesture recognition arsenal with the acquisition of relevant patents and other "assets" from GestureTek. 



Qualcomm wants to benchmark your Android browser

Qulacomm has coded an app for Android users interested in effectively gauging web browsing speeds on their smartphones.

For Qualcomm, dual-core SoCs are just the beginning

A "leaked" Qualcomm roadmap indicates the company is preparing to shift its mobile chip efforts into overdrive.