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This week in your world of Android: the Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) went on sale, Google teased some crazy Project Ara phones, the Play Store became a lot safer, Qualcomm introduced the chips of tomorrow, more details about the OnePlus One trickled out, new rumors about Google’s redesign surfaced, and the Heartbleed terrified the Internet.

These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few words. It’s Android Weekly.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 1600

As the new Galaxy S5 and Xperia Z2 both come equipped with a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC, let’s examine what this new chip offers over the old Snapdragon 800.

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Qualcomm has cancelled the Snapdragon 802 which it announced at the beginning of the year. The Snapdragon 802 was announced back in January as Qualcomm’s first fully integrated SoC designed for Ultra HD smart TVs. However now due to lack of demand for the chip the company has decided to not “commercialize” it.