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Qualcomm TOQ patent hints at future smartwatch

Google Glass might be the most notable piece of wearable technology to consumers' eye (get it?), but smartwatches are more prevalent, with several companies reportedly moving towards developing their own device following the runaway success of the Pebble, which is featured below. Now it looks like Qualcomm is getting into the market with a smartwatch patent discovered for a device called TOQ.

LG “Always On Voice Commands” tipped for smartphones in 2014

If you were wary of the Xbox One's ability to see and hear you basically 24 hours a day, you might want to skip reading this story. LG has been tipped by several sources to be bringing forth a new smartphone inside 2014 that'll be working with Always On Voice Commands. This means it'll be listening all the time.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series quad-core benchmarks: This thing is fast

It's the moment we've all been waiting for. Ever since Qualcomm announced their Snapdragon 600 and 800 processors, we've been wanting to get our hands on them. The Snapdragon 600 outperforms anything on the mobile market as we've seen with the HTC One and Galaxy S4, but it's about to get even hotter with their faster, better, more efficient 2.3 GHz quad-core 800 series processor. We have our hands all over their developer kits below.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series developer platform first look

Today we're lucky enough to be getting a first-hand and up close look at the latest and greatest in mobile computing from the folks at Qualcomm. Their Snapdragon 600 series is an extremely impressive quad-core chipset powering all of today's most popular handsets, but now we're looking at what's next which is what many are waiting for, and that is the 2.3 GHz quad-core 800 series.

Qualcomm Snapdragon BatteryGuru aims to boost your battery life

We all know that one of the key areas of a smartphone is battery life. What use is that 5-inch HD display and awesome features if you never use them to conserve and last the rest of the day? In a way, battery life is the most important feature, and today Qualcomm's new app is hoping to increase exactly that. We've seen BatteryGuru before, but today it left beta and is readily available.

HTC One doesn’t support Qualcomm Quick Charge

Earlier this year when Qualcomm announced their new Snapdragon 600 and 800 series quad-core mobile processors, one awesome feature was Quick Charge. Sadly we've recently learned this additional layer to improve battery life and recharge time was left out of HTC's flagship One smartphone. Even though their HTC DROID DNA enjoys new technology.

Vivo Xplay smartphone detailed with 5.7″ 1080p display and built-in amp

Today we're getting additional details about a rather impressive sounding smartphone. This thing truly can compete with - and beat - nearly everything available today in terms of raw specs, design, and features. Vivo isn't a name we hear often, but their new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean 1080p powerhouse smartphone the Vivo Xplay is worthy of our attention.