New forecast data about the number of microprocessors shipments show that the global market for processors will rise to 1.50 billion chips by the end of this year, up from 1.21 billion in 2012. In the face of declining PC sales, the growth is due to smartphone and tablet sales.
Rumor: Qualcomm, Nvidia and Broadcom to announce 64-bit processors at CES 2014
According to new reports Qualcomm, Nvidia and Broadcom are all ready to release 64-bit quad-core processors during the first six months of 2014. The new chips could be announced shortly, maybe even as soon as January during CES 2014.
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 805: 2.5GHz, Adreno 420 GPU with 4K display support
At the heart of every smartphone there is a baseband processor which contains a general purpose ARM processor and runs its own operating system. These operating systems are closed source and vulnerable to hackers.
Qualcomm Toq release date set for December 2, will cost $349
The Toq will be available on December 2, and, for $349, buyers will get a low-power Mirasol display, long battery life (several days according to Qualcomm), and the ability to receive notifications right on the wrist, for things like email or calendar.
2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon with Adreno 420 GPU nearing release
A recently spotted benchmark from AnTuTu, shows the yet unreleased Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8084 running at 2.5GHz. with the new Adreno 420 GPU. Will the Adreno 400 series be a revolution or an evolution?
Bullet time: 130 HTC One phones used to make the ultimate photobooth
A recent teardown of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has estimated that it costs around $240 to build, which is about $20 more than the 3G version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. The extra costs are due to the better display, the faster processor and the increased amount of RAM.