Qualcomm Snapdragon

Qualcomm announces a load of new processors, and exclusive games for Android devices

Qualcomm announces a load of new processors, and exclusive games for Android devices

Jared DiPane 12

New chips with better performance and enhanced battery life are always welcomed in our devices, right? Well this morning Qualcomm announced some additions to their new lines of processors, bringing a next generation Snapdragon processor to all smartphone and tablet devices. These new processors, which were built from the ground up, not only aim to bring better power management and a...

Qualcomm announces the S4 Snapdragon; brings performance boost, power savings, and multimode modem

Qualcomm announces the S4 Snapdragon; brings performance boost, power savings, and multimode modem

Jerry Hildenbrand 18

Qualcomm has released the whitepaper for their upcoming S4 SoC (system on a chip), and it's features look great.  The new 28nm process technology promises "inherent advantages in frequency scaling, power consumption and size reduction", and the Krait CPU and Adreno 225 GPU should offer some serious performance, clocked between 1.5Ghz and 2.5Ghz, with a 50 percent graphics boost over the...

Qualcomm and BSQUARE announce the Dragonboard - a reference platform for the S3 Snapdragon series

Qualcomm and BSQUARE announce the Dragonboard - a reference platform for the S3 Snapdragon series

Jerry Hildenbrand 2

Qualcomm and partner BSQUARE announced the APQ8060 S3 reference development  Dragonboard today.  Besides having a cool name that conjures up images of Bruce Lee, it's a great way for hardware and software developers to work with Qualcomm's latest and greatest gear without the bulk (and locked hardware silliness) of the typical OEM Android phone.  The Dragonboard includes an APQ8060...