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Video: Xperia Z4 Tablet sports Qualcomm tech for a more responsive wet display

Sony's Xperia Z4 Tablet features Qualcomm improveTouch technology to improve the tablet's touch responsiveness when the display is wet.
by Robert TriggsAugust 4, 20156

How far we’ve come: a look at smartphone performance over the past 7 years

Android smartphone performance has gone from sluggish single core CPUs to talks of deca-core behemoths in less than a decade. Here's how it happened.
by Robert TriggsJuly 31, 201533

Wireless charging will soon make its way to metal phones, thanks to Qualcomm

Qualcomm has just introduced a new charging technology that will allow us to wirelessly charge devices with metal cases.
by Jimmy WestenbergJuly 28, 20157

Qualcomm announces major workforce restructure alongside FY 2015 results

Qualcomm has announced a major workforce restructuring plan amid poor FY 2015 results. The company wants to save $1.4 billion a year.
by Robert TriggsJuly 23, 20154

Reports: Qualcomm preparing substantial layoffs, may consider split

As if the enduring controversy of the Snapdragon 810 is not bad enough, Qualcomm is now planning to lay off thousands of employees and is considering splitting and other measures.
by Matthew BensonJuly 21, 201517

EU to investigate Qualcomm over “predatory pricing”

The European Commission has opened two antitrust investigations into semiconductor giant Qualcomm, relating to predatory pricing and modem hardware.
by Robert TriggsJuly 16, 20153

HTC says the One M9 is already powered by the Snapdragon 810 v2.1

According to HTC's Jeff Gordon, "virtually all" OEMs who've announced Snapdragon 810-powered devices are already running the v2.1 processor, including the One M9.
by Jimmy WestenbergJuly 15, 201517

Cyanogen growing – hires Qualcomm and Amazon key engineers

Cyanogen's goal is to "put a bullet through Google's head" and "take Android away from them". They will need some impressive talent to pull that off, and they just hired a couple ...
by Edgar CervantesJuly 8, 201524

Qualcomm touts support for hybrid camera auto focus

Qualcomm is boasting support for a high-end hybrid camera auto focus solution for smartphones, allowing for phase detection and laser based auto focus technologies.
by Robert TriggsJune 22, 20156

Here’s what’s new with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 v2.1

Qualcomm has a revised v2.1 Snapdragon 810 hidden away in the new Sony Xperia Z4 and Xiaomi Mi Note Pro smartphones. We examine what has changed since v2.0.
by Robert TriggsJune 18, 2015127
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