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Qualcomm thinks that 4K smartphones will be the next big thing

Smartphones went from 720p to 1080p very quickly and now, according to chipset manufacturer, Qualcomm, we are due to up the resolution on our phones once again. Tim McDonough, Qualcomm’s Vice President of Marketing, in an interview with Trusted Reviews said that 4K is is one of the primary focuses …

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Qualcomm rolls-out Snapdragon 802 chip for ultra HD TVs

Qualcomm this week introduced its first system-on-chip for new-generation smart TVs, smart set-top boxes and smart digital media adapters at the Consumer Electronics Show. The new Snapdragon 802 chip features high-performance Krait general-purpose cores, powerful Adreno 330 graphics engine as well as advanced video engines and necessary input/output interfaces. Qualcomm …

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Qualcomm outs Snapdragon 600 and 800 SoCs

Qualcomm’s system on chip solutions today find themselves at home in literally thousands of different products and in 2013 Qualcomm are looking to further establish their position. For 2013 Qualcomm is introducing new branding for its Snapdragon range. The new family consists of the Snapdragon 800, Snapdragon 600, Snapdragon 400 …

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Why can’t Tegra get mobile sales traction?

Following the launch of the late/fat/hot Fermi, nVidia’s engineers buckled down to business and worked really hard to not only improve the rest of the Fermi range that followed, but also to achieve some extraordinary successes with low power parts into the Tegra family. Having seen the Nexus 7 up …

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Inductive electric cars to be tested in London

One of the fundamental  issues with electric cars at the moment is the limitations of the batteries that power them.  There are a number of electric vehicles currently available on the UK market such as the Mitsubishi i-MiEV and none of them are capable of much more than 100 miles …

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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 showcases new Mirasol displays

You wouldn’t be mistaken if you hadn’t heard of Mirasol displays before reading this article – we didn’t know either. Mirasol displays are essentialy coloured e-ink displays with all the normal pros and cons of them – supreme power efficiency but poor colour reproduction. At SID Display Week, Qualcomm has demonstrated three …

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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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Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 gets showcased ahead of MWC

Qualcomm’s next generation mobile chipset is known as Snapdragon S4 “Krait” and will integrate a quad core processor, a more advanced Adreno 225 GPU and LTE connectivity. This will be the first major new architecture in a couple of generations of Snapdragon chipsets. The new System on Chip from Qualcomm is …

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