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Qualcomm looks to Samsung for 28nm chip production

Qualcomm has been suffering shortages of their 28nm Snapdragon mobile chips for a while now as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) has been unable to keep up with demand. It has reached the point where smartphone partner HTC has been forced to swap out the latest Snapdragon S4 chip for the older …

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28nm TSMC wafers to be in short supply until 2013

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the producer of many chips (the non-potato variety) that we love to enjoy and abuse daily has told media that its 28nm foundry will fail to meet demand until next year. This will effect the supply of newer products from AMD, NVIDIA and Qualcomm. Right …

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Qualcomm working on a radio chipset to solve LTE fragmentation

Judging by a recent FCC filing from Qualcomm, they are working on a radio chipset that would support seven spectrum bands. This radio chipset is to be combined with a Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 chipset. This would effectively solve the LTE fragmentation problem that some consumers are slowly discovering – even …

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Qualcomm reckons they have the coolest running mobile chipset

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 mobile chipsets have been impressive competitors in phones such as the HTC One XL and the HTC One S, offering performance roughly equivalent to Nvidia’s Tegra 3 chipset while offering improved battery life in many scenarios. This efficiency can be largely attributed to tweaks made by Qualcomm to produce the Krait architecture at …

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