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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.

Snapdragon 800 mass production begins in May

QUALCOMM has its SoCs inside some of the most popular Android devices on the market. Those devices include smartphone such as the GALAXY S 4 and HTC One among others. QUALCOMM's most popular SoC right now is the Snapdragon 600. The company is gearing up for mass production of its next-generation SoC.

Xiaomi MI-3 spotted in China with 1080p display and Qualcomm 800 quad-core

The extremely popular smartphone manufacturer in China named Xiaomi sure have been successful lately, and with top tier specs for a low price we know why. Their devices sell out in days throughout China, and have become increasingly popular. Today their latest MI-3 has leaked complete with some stunning specs, and a processor we weren't expecting to see for a few more months.

HTC One Review (2013)

If you're in the market for a new smartphone in the next few weeks, the HTC One will be just one of several massively impressive hero devices released by major brands - and you'll have a really fun decision on your hands. Here at the tail end of Winter in the year 2013 we've entered an age of quad-core mobile processors, wireless connectivity so diverse it'll make your head spin, and cameras on smartphones made much more powerful than your average point-and-shoot. So here we've got the HTC One, the best new hope for the company to revive the once (and perhaps future) glory they've cultivated in the Android universe. The HTC One may very well be your ticket to today's greatest smartphone package of all.

Qualcomm and others won’t be launching 8-core processors this year

The arms and spec race on mobile devices, especially Android, has really been supercharged lately and is almost getting out of hand. In all honesty does your smartphone really need an Octa-core processor to keep Facebook and YouTube running smooth? The answer would be a no. While we don't know exactly what to expect in the foreseeable future, Qualcomm and MediaTek apparently won't be dropping Oct-core SoC's this year.